9 October 2020

Senate Inquiry into issues facing diaspora communities

NRAAG made a submission to the inquiry of  FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE AND TRADE REFERENCES COMMITTEE in their inquiry into issues facing diaspora communities. We have made 30 recommendations to the committee.

We have informed our submission by our diverse steering committee members who are leaders and practitioners across the diaspora communities. We also held a focused consultation with over 16 representatives of refugee communities from across Australia. We conducted this consultation online through ZOOM and workshops as focus groups.

NRAAG is set for a public hearing on 9 October 2020 from 9.40am – 10.20am.

Please access our full submission below

Read our full submission here:

28  May 2020

Parliamentary Submission
NRAAG made a submission into Senate’s Select Committee on COVID-19 to inquire into the Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We based our submission on the Australia wide consultation NRAAG conducted virtually on 22nd of April 2020 with over 34 people from refugee backgrounds, people seeking asylum and refugee members of LGBTIQ community and other feedback received by other community members in response to Federal Government’s COVID-19 health and economic measures.

Read our full submission here: