It’s time for a community-led solution for refugees that really works, is fair and accessible. We're calling on the Australian Government to implement a truly community led sponsorship program which everyone can get involved in.
We're calling on the Australian Government to make available a community refugee sponsorship program that is affordable and accessible, and to ensure that sponsorship works to expand how many people Australia can help each year.
Over the past few years, Amnesty International offices on four continents have been working to support refugees in a way and on a scale never seen before. The goal? To increase the number of people who can start their lives in a safe country and improve the ‘welcome’ that they experience on arrival. The method? Community sponsorship.
The Refugee Advisory Group are courageous individuals with lived experiences as refugees in Australia. The advisory group help set the direction for our campaigns for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers.