Australia has a responsibility to facilitate the right to asylum of individuals with a well-founded fear of persecution or similarly serious threats to their life or safety.
We support the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees.
RAILS (Refugee and Immigration Legal Service) is a community legal service that provides free immigration advice, legal assistance and legal education to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Queensland.
Find below resources to provide additional information on this subject area.
- Evidence & Analysis of Legal Need: Refugees and migrants
- Empowering Migrant and Refugee Women report
- QCOSS resource: Engaging and working with interpreters
Legal information about Australian immigration and general law for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, educators, legal professionals and community workers.
Provide guidance on the protection application process in Australia for refugees.
Refugee Council of Australia report
Unwelcome visitors: Challenges faced by people visiting immigration detention
Promoting community-led responses to violence against immigrant and refugee women in metropolitan and regional Australia