LATEST NEWS AND STORIES FROM ARA
June 6, 2022
Come celebrate Refugee Week with us! The Australian Refugee Association is proud to present a series of Refugee Week events throughout June exploring this year’s theme […]
May 26, 2022
Coming to Australia was about safety, security, a new start. They did not expect the uncertainty, trauma and stress that’s plagued them.
March 10, 2022
ARA's Migration agent Tamara van Mil-Koops shares the hope and grief of the challenges in reuniting families.
December 20, 2021
We are excited to release our 2020-2021 report, which shows how we help refugees put the pieces of the settlement puzzle together. It's an opportunity to share not only what we do, but more importantly why we do it.
December 19, 2021
Please note the ARA office is closed from the 24th of December until Monday 10th January.
August 25, 2021
If you feel helpless at the situation in Afghanistan, you can do something practical and life-changing to help local Afghans get their loved ones to safety. You can donate to Afghan Azizan, a special program offering free and subsidised migration assistance for local Afghans.
SERVICES AND PROGRAMS AT ARA
Family SupportServices designed specifically for families. From group programs like parenting courses, to individual services including family counselling.
Financial SupportFrom assistance negotiating with power companies, to workshops on budgeting, to one-off grants. ARA's services are designed to respond to short-term needs and support long-term stability.
General Client SupportBicultural and general case managers provide individual support, advocacy and referrals. Programs range from specialised and intensive services to general programs.
Employment Pathways SupportPrograms to deliver employment outcomes through education, training opportunities, volunteering, and work experience placements.
Migration SupportARA reunites families through our services for both humanitarian and non-humanitarian entrants.
Youth SupportARA is a leading provider of settlement support services for young people. Services include casework, homework clubs, youth hangout, workshops and holiday programs.
Social and Community EngagementTraining for refugee community leaders, cultural awareness training, and an extensive volunteer program all aiming to strengthen the engagement between refugees and the wider community.
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