The Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre (RILC) is a community legal centre specialising in all aspects of refugee and immigration law, policy and practice.

Advice from RILC

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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RILC Annual Dinner Address 2012 - Professor Patrick McGorry

On 29 November 2012, the RILC community had the pleasure of listening to an address by Professor Patrick McGorry at our Annual Dinner, in which he leant his expertise to the current asylum seeker policy debate. Professor McGorry, who was named Australian of the Year in 2010, is Executive Director of Orygen Youth Health, a world-renowned youth mental health organisation. He is also Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and founding member of the National Mental Health Foundation (headspace) board. Professor McGorry's speech is available here  

Annual Report

To receive a copy of our latest Annual Report please click here

 RILC Submissions

Click here for RILC's Submission to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Health Care for Asylum Seekers) Bill 2012


Education Programmes

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

April 2014 CPD Series

Please click on this link  for the  April 2014  CPD series for Registered Migration Agents








RILC Services

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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CALL: (03) 9413 0100
(Wed:10am–4pm Fri:2pm–4pm)


Temporary Safe Haven/Humanitarian Visa Clinic
Call  9413 0101  for an appointment

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