Skip to main navigation Skip to main content

Homepage

The festive season can be a lonely time for many people.

Let’s change that and make this one a season of belonging.

Explore ways you can get involved

Refugee girl holding her younger brother

Myanmar Crisis Appeal

Your donation will deliver help and bring them hope.

The year in photos

Our 20 favourite photos of 2017, dedicated to everyone, everywhere, who helped make the world a kinder and more caring place.

Inside Bangladesh's refugee camps

As more than half a million people flee violence in Myanmar, they seek safety in a vast, crowded refugee camp in Bangladesh. Red Cross aid worker Mark Handby reports on conditions at the centre of this humanitarian crisis.

read more

Red Cross honours colleagues killed in the line of duty

We honour our colleagues’ lives and we mourn the too-high price they paid in carrying...

Puppets, pillowcases and emergency partners help children prepare

Across the farthest parts of our sunburnt country, Australian Red Cross is teaching...

New President and Deputy President for Australian Red Cross

Ross Pinney and Lyndal Herbert were elected by the Council of the Australian Red Cross...

One step can make you safer

If you do something simple to prepare for emergencies, they become less stressful

Our charity supports people and empowers communities to reduce suffering across Australia and internationally by mobilising the power of humanity.

Red Cross acknowledges the Traditional Owners of this land, their ancestors and Elders, past and present.  This website may contain the names and/or images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals now deceased.