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

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

Illustrated orange fruit and green leaves encircled by black text saying Huon Valley Council



black tree with circle around it, text to the right of image saying town of victoria park

rainbow curly q shape to the left of text saying Quilpie ShireBlue curved shapes and black text saying Hume City Councilcity of port adelaide logo with blue text and illustrtarions of trees and circles above the textCity of adelaide logo with dark blue text on the right and A with swirl of dark blue dots around it on the leftACT Legislative Assembly logo







Black text stating Hobsons bay city council with black and whit illustration of pelican to the right of textBulloo Shire logo, black text with multiciloured shapes to the left of textcity of newcastleGreater Shepparton City Council Logo with blue text and a blue and green swirl to the right of the textdark blue city of ballarat logo with wazing ribbon to the right of textsurf coast shire logo with blue curved shape surrounding the word surf, coast in yellow and shire in blue again


Sporting Clubs

netball act logo with grey text below a blue star made of small dotsyellow shield shaped logo with the text Vic Tamils Cricket Club and drawing of a person in cricket whites, holding a bat standing on a brown shape with two palm trees to their rightLogo of USC Quidditch League with golden snitch in the centre, crossed broomsticks and circular hoopsnorth melbourne football club logo, a blue outline of a kangaroo head wiith a mask over the text north melbourne on a white and blue background


Bridge Hotel

Shedshaker Brewing Company

Castlemaine Community House

Logan Refugee Association

Academy of Indian Music, Aust.

Friends & Mentors – Bendigo

Monash Friends of Vemasse

Camberwell Grammar School

Bendigo RAR

Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia (FECCA)

University of Adelaide Student Union

Moreland Neighbourhood House

Newkind Festival

Afghan Fajar Association Incorporated

Afghan Social Group

Alfred Deakin Institute

Alice Springs Community Garden

Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ)


The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)

Multicultural Australia

Darebin Ethnic Council

Townsville Intercultural Centr

Uniting Vic/Tas

Shepparton Ethnic Counciil

Centre for Multicultural Youth

AMES Australia


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

Cal Wilson – Comedian

+ 24,000 everyday Australians and counting

Join the campaign

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

Organisations, councils and individuals can join 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, please fill out the form below.

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