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Refugee Alternatives: ‘Finding solutions to the challenge of global displacement’

Refugees, asylum seekers, organisations, institutions, refugee communities, academics, advocates and experts are coming from across the state, the country and the world for the 2018 Refugee Alternatives conference to be held for the first time ever in Melbourne, Victoria,…

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Changes to support services for people seeking asylum (SRSS): What does it mean for me?

You may have heard that there are changes to the program that provides support to people seeking asylum, the Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) program. While we still don't know a lot about those changes, we have tried to answer some questions you might have.
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Total number of displaced persons worldwide (22.5 million refugees) 2016

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Number of refugees
resettled or recognised
in Australia

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Proportion of world’s
refugees protected
by Australia in 2016

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Country hosting the
most refugees: Turkey