Would you like to visit an asylum seeker or refugee in your area?
Welcome to Australia are a non profit group of people from a range of cultures, faiths and political persuasions who offer a warm, positive and dignified welcome to asylum seekers, refugees and other new arrivals and who are committed to the vision of an inclusive, welcoming and just Australia. Their website below shows ways in which you can visit and help asylum seekers in detention and refugees settled in our Australian community.
Visit an asylum seeker in a detention centre
Contacts for visitor groups in each state are as follows:
NEW SOUTH WALES
Villawood Health and Well-Being Volunteer Program
The website has email and Facebook links.
Multicultural Development Association (MDA)
Address: 28 Dibley Street, Woolloongabba Brisbane QLD 4102.
Other offices in Toowomba and Rockhampton
Phone: (07) 3337 5400
Coalition for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Detainees – CARAD
Address: Trinity Refugee Centre, 245 Stirling St, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9227 7322