Get Involved

We welcome all support in our campaign to improve the healthcare of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Australia. All of our committee and other members work on a voluntary basis. Sign up to our mailing list to find out more about our work, campaigns and how you can get involved.

We are seeking both generalists and specialists to assist in our review of medical cases. Medical students continue to contribute to our work and their involvement is much appreciated.

  • Become a Member:

    • We welcome all community members including allied health professionals and community supporters

    • Become a member NOW


  • Join the Doctors for Refugees Committee or Subcommittee:

    • To be more actively involved in our important work, please peruse opportunities here.


  • Put on a meeting at your workplace:

    • If you would like to organise a meeting at your hospital or practice we can help to organise speakers, promotional material and practical assistance on the day



  • Write to the AMA or your professional body

    • Encourage them to continue to support refugees and an end to mandatory detention and off shore processing


  • Speak out

    • If you have been involved in Refugee Health and want to speak out about your experiences, contact Doctors for Refugees ( or the Refugee Action Coalition (Ian Rintoul 0417275713)


  • Tell us

    • If you have any ideas for activities you'd like to see in support of refugee rights email Doctors for Refugees