Who is a refugee?
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Who is a refugee?

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Title: PDF logo Who is a refugee? (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: To be granted a protection visa, the Australian government must decide that you meet the definition of ‘refugee,’ or that you are eligible for ‘complementary protection.’ This factsheet explains what is meant by the terms “refugee” and “complementary protection”.This information is for people seeking asylum who are currently in Australia.
Organisation: RACS (Refugee Advice & Casework Service)
Last reviewed: January 2019
Target audience: New arrivals

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