Below is a list of organisations, government, non government, advocacy groups and non for profits which provide resources, practical information and help in emergencies. While some operate across Australia the focus is on what is available across the greater Sydney area.
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This page from Refugee Council of Australia (RACOA) provides COVID-19 information for refugees and people seeking asylum about this crisis and the help you can get. They will update this page on an ongoing basis.
Download: COVID-19 Information
Refugee Council of Australia, https://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/
The Refugee Council of Australia has information on advocacy, campaigns and legal issues. It also provides a wide range of fact sheets on visas, housing and education.
SSI supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential.
Two agencies are able to assist people recently released with Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS). These agencies will assess the asylum seeker and provide a caseworker to assist them.
Services Australia delivers payments and services, including Medicare and Centrelink
This website includes Federal Government advice and support for refugees, including learning English, grants and some work information:
This portal provides information to help all migrants living in NSW. It has links to useful organisations, websites and resources, including housing, education, employment, emergency services, transport, language, law and humanitarian services.