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Help refugees

How you can support people seeking safety.

Safia is part of a women’s support group in Queensland, learning new skills and giving back to her community. (Photo: Australian Red Cross/Amelia Wong)

Every day, people contact us wanting to support refugees and people seeking asylum.

So we’ve compiled a few simple tips that will make an enormous difference: whether that’s having a conversation, making a donation or doing something kind in your community.

These tips are based on how Red Cross helps people seeking safety in Australia and around the world: whether they are seeking asylum, starting their lives in Australia, have experienced trafficking, forced marriage or labour exploitation, or just trying to find their missing loved ones.

Red Cross supports people regardless of where they come from or how they arrived. We don’t play any part in visa processes; our concern is that people can live safely and with dignity.

Young Red Cross volunteer talking to school children in a classroom

Get the facts

Have an informed conversation about refugees and people seeking safety

Donate to help

Help people with food, transport, healthcare and other essentials

Matin wearing a high vis shirt standing smiling outside his workplace

Hire refugees and asylum seekers

Help great people find jobs and enjoy work

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