These councils, organisations and individuals have shown their support for Community Sponsorship

Join the growing list of organisations, councils and individuals that are showing their support for a community-led solution for refugees that is fair, accessible and really works.

Local Councils

24 Councils around Australia have already passed motions in support of a fairer and more accessible refugee community sponsorship program






Sporting Clubs



Ethnic Community Council of Victoria

Multicultural Development Australia – Queensland

Darebin Ethnic Community Council

Logan Refugee Association

Academy of Indian Music, Aust.

Townsville Intercultural Centre

Monash Friends of Vemasse

Camberwell Grammar School


Ai Wei Wei – Contemporary artist

Tara Moss – Novelist, presenter & journalist

Craig Foster – SBS sports analyst & retired Australian soccer player

Damian Callinan – Comedian & actor

Julian Burnside – Australian barrister

David Manne – Human rights lawyer & migration agent

Prof. Munjed Al Muderis – Surgeon, NSW

Andrew Kaldor AM – Chair of Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law

Fr. Rod Bower

Sister Jane Keogh 

Archbishop Greaves

Tom Gleeson – Comedian and tv/radio personality

+ 24,000 everyday Australians and counting

Join the campaign

More than 23,000 Australians have already signed the petition. Sign on now!

We are asking organisations, councils and individuals to add their voice to the growing call for safer alternative pathways for people seeking safety to come to Australia.

If your organisation/school/university/local council would like to join the campaign then please fill out the form below.