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Refugee & Asylum Seeker Assistance

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JusticeNet's Pro Bono Connect coordinates pro bono (free) legal help for refugees and asylum seekers who are applying for judicial review.

How we can help

We will obtain a legal opinion about an applicant's situation and, where there is sufficient legal merit, we will endeavour to refer applicants for representation in the Federal Circuit Court or Federal Court.

Am I eligible?

If you, or your client, has received an adverse decision from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal or the Immigration Assessment Authority you can make an application to JusticeNet.

How do I apply?

JusticeNet has an online application form for Refugee and Asylum Seeker assistance.

Apply online

Alternatively, you can download a PDF application form using the link below:

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Application form (PDF 295 kb)

Completed applications forms and all relevant supporting documents should be sent to: referrals@justicenet.org.au.

More information can be found in:

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Information Pack (PDF 2 mb)

Contact us

IMPORTANT: We cannot provide legal advice over the phone. We are also unable to assist applicants to complete our application form. The application form includes a detailed information sheet providing instructions for intending applicants.

Pro Bono Connect
Ligertwood Building
University of Adelaide SA 5005

T 08 8313 5005
E admin@justicenet.org.au

Thank you

JusticeNet's Pro Bono Connect acknowledges the generous support of the following individuals and organisations in 2020:

  • Our members and network of pro bono lawyers in public and private practice
  • Lipman Karas
  • The University of Adelaide Law School
  • South Australian Bar Association