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Visa & Legal Support

The Australian Government has been updating information about visas here: Hamas-Israel Conflict: Visa Support (homeaffairs.gov.au)

Victoria

Once you arrive in Australia, you can get free legal advice about your visa from Refugee Legal

New South Wales

If you are interested in applying for a protection visa, or you have already submitted a protection visa application and would like some advice, the Refugee Advice & Casework Service (RACS) is happy to help.

You can contact RACS for free legal assistance by:

  • Phone: (02) 8355 7227 (11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, Monday to Friday); or 
  • Email: admin@racs.org.au (please send us your best contact number in your email!)


Factsheets in Arabic and English can be found here:https://www.racs.org.au/palestine-factsheet

Queensland

Refugee and Immigration Legal Service are an independent not-for-profit organisation that provides free legal advice and assistance and community education to disadvantaged people

South Australia

Once you arrive in Australia, you can get free legal advice about your visa from Refugee Legal

Western Australia

Circle Green help people new to Australia who need professional legal migration advice and are disadvantaged in accessing legal services.

Northern Territory

Once you arrive in Australia, you can get free legal advice about your visa from Refugee Legal

Tasmania

Tasmania Refugee Legal Centre is a dedicated refugee, asylum seeker & humanitarian entrant legal service in Tasmania.

Medical Care

The Australian Islamic Medical Association (AIMA) has prepared this document about how you can access medical care and get any medication you need.

Free public healthcare in Victoria for people fleeing the Israel-Palestine conflict

PANZMA

Palestinian Australian New Zealand Medical Association (PANZMA)‘s mission is to provide immediate medical relief to Palestinians living in Gaza and the West Bank, to establish and support programs, education & training that foster the future of Palestinian health care.

Education

If you wish to continue your university studies in Australia, complete this form and we will get in touch with you.

Free English Classes

We are working with AMES to host free English classes. You can register to attend by completing this form.

Uni Scholarships

RESIG website: http://refugee-education.org – you will find the scholarships table here: https://refugee-education.org/scholarships

Victoria

Three and four-year-old children are eligible for free kindergarten in Victoria. You can email early.years.participation@education.vic.gov.au

The Victorian Government is waiving fees for temporary school students, you can apply online here How to Apply (study.vic.gov.au)

Transport & Travel

Each state and territory have different public transport systems and different bodies that approve driving licences. 

You can use the links to find specific information for the state or territory you are in.