Community sponsorship of refugees is a growing global phenomenon which expands resettlement capacity through harnessing the resources and networks of local volunteer groups, who are trained and supported to provide holistic settlement support to refugee newcomers.
Learn more about community refugee sponsorship in this one-page explainer, including:
- Guiding principles for our program design;
- What is needed from the federal government; and
- What role sponsor groups play
The time is right for Australia to prepare for a new community refugee sponsorship program.
Read CRSA’s Overview for 2021 below to find out more.
This is an updated version of our Community Refugee Sponsorship Explainer.
Updated November 2021.