Who is a refugee?This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: 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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English (PDF file)
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