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Migration support


We provide support to refugees, asylum seekers, immigration detainees and other people who are vulnerable as a result of migration.

We do this through a range of services and programs that protect and uphold the health, dignity and wellbeing of vulnerable migrants. We also work to reconnect family members whose loss of contact is caused by international or internal conflict, war and disaster.

Tracing and restoring family links »
Re-establish contact between separated family members and clarify the fate of the missing.

Immigration detention monitoring »
Humanitarian observers assess and monitor the general conditions of detention and treatment of people held in detention.

Asylum Seeker Assistance Scheme »
Provide financial assistance and health care to asylum seekers.

Community detention program »
Support people with no visa status who are permitted to live in the community.

Community Assistance Support program »
Address basic health and welfare requirements of highly vulnerable clients while their immigration status is being resolved.

Emergency relief »
Providing one-off assistance to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in financial hardship.

Support for trafficked people »
Supporting people who have been trafficked or forced into marriage.

Bi-Cultural Health »
Supporting people from refugee backgrounds to understand and access health services in Tasmania.

Reflection Report 2010 - 2014

Reflection Report

Reporting the challenges and successes experienced by key stakeholders of the Red Cross Community Migration program, 2010-2014. 
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Answers to frequently asked questions about asylum seekers and refugees in Australia. Download.

Emergency relief

Wheel power

Providing one-off assistance to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in financial hardship. Read more »

Vulnerability Report


The Vulnerability Report provides rare insights into the day-to-day realities of people seeking asylum. Read the report »

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