Despite our country’s many advantages and continued high rankings in Human Development Reports, many indigenous and refugee communities continue to face significant disadvantages, especially in health, education, housing and employment.
Both in our cities and in remote areas, these communities face challenges every day that the rest of Australia would find difficult.
Our refugee and indigenous projects are spread across Australia and focus on education as a means of empowering our newest and oldest members of society.
Indigenous under 5 mortality rate: twice that of non-indigenous
Average indigenous income: 62% of that for non-indigenous Australians
70.8 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons worldwide
Refugees and asylum seekers in Australia in 2017: 27,771