Welcome to Rural Australians for Refugees

Rural Australians for Refugees – RAR

One strand of the vast mosaic of the pro-refugee movement is
a network of regional groups supporting and advocating for
refugees and people seeking asylum.

Breaking News – 24 May 2018
The sad news has come through that yet another refugee has died on Manus Island 

Join the Call for a Senate Inquiry

Just when you think Australia has reached rock bottom, this government finds a way to make it even worse.

Kon Karapanagiotidis from the ASRC explains new plans to try & starve out 12,500 people seeking asylum

***  More news about cuts to SRSS ***

SRSS leaflet –
You can print it out double sided
There is room at the bottom for the name, address and phone number of your local member.

Australian Churches Taskforce – How Can I Help –
Dignity Not Destitution brochure

News & Photos from the 2018 RAR National Conference

“Inspirational from beginning to end”  –  Amnesty International Australia

A full report of the 2018 RAR Conference is available here

Let us know what your group is doing,
and make sure your events are on our
Event Calendar

Find a RAR Group near you

For Further Information,  Contact RAR

Rural Australians for Refugees
making a difference to the lives of
refugees and people seeking asylum

How You Can Help


“One of the great strengths of RAR is to bring together people of like minds but from often very different backgrounds, and to give them the opportunity to work for refugees in whatever way suits them.” – Anne Coombs, RAR Founder