This report discusses the Australian Government's 2013-14 Refugee and Humanitarian Program, drawing on consultations conducted nation-wide.
During October and November 2012, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) conducted national community consultations to gather views on issues to be considered by the Australian Government in planning its 2013-14 Refugee and Humanitarian Program. Consultations were conducted in 26 locations in 17 cities in eight states and territories. In all, 929 people attended, representing 230 organisations and 34 ethno-specific communities. The views expressed at these consultations form the basis of this submission.