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FACT SHEETS
CHANGES FOR PEOPLE SEEKING REFUGEE PROTECTION

Recently, the Australian government introduced new laws for processing the claims of certain asylum seekers in Australia. The Fact Sheets below outline further details regarding these changes:

ADVICE & CASEWORK

We offer free telephone and evening advice services to all, and ongoing casework to those whose cases have merit and are unable to access services elsewhere.

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POLICY AND LAW REFORM

We participate in an active program of policy development, law reform and advocacy, seeking to ensure that Australia’s migration and refugee programs operate in a just, fair, ethical and humane manner.

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

We conduct a substantial legal education program, including courses for migration agent purposes, continuing professional development seminars and community education sessions. 

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We are now recruiting lawyers and Migration Agents!                   

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Event

Refugee Legal is pleased to announce an additional screening of Chasing Asylum due to popular demand.

“It’s an honour to have been involved in Chasing Asylum - a truly powerful, heart-rending, humanist film. It makes a profound contribution to the real dialogue we simply must have now in Australia about our treatment of people seeking asylum. Refugee Legal is delighted to be sponsoring these two special screenings with time for discussion.”

..Read more and book your tickets now

Breaking News

PNG Court finds Australia's detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is illegal.

To read the full judgement
click here.

In the News

 

You should try walking in these people's shoes, Mr Turnbull.

The conscious, calculated cruelty of our detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru must stop. 
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[Op Ed - The Age, 28 Sep 2015]

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