Asylum Seekers

Who is an asylum seeker?

An asylum-seeker is someone whose request for sanctuary has yet to be processed. Every year, around one million people seek asylum. For more information about asylum seekers globally  see UNHCR
Refugee and Asylum seeker facts – The Australian Red Cross

Who provides support for those seeking asylum in Queensland?

    How can Medicare ineligible asylum seekers access public healthcare in Queensland?

    In 2017 that the Queensland Government approved providing vulnerable Medicare-ineligible asylum seekers with access to public health services at no charge.

    What kind of identification do asylum seekers have?

    Asylum seeker Identification (2018)

    What are the health and screening needs of asylum seekers in Australia?
    See the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne Immigrant Health Service for a detailed description.

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