Refugee FAQs

Below is a list of refugee and humanitarian visas entrants by top 10 countries of origin.

2018–2019 offshore visa grants by top 10 countries of birth

Countries Number of visas granted
Iraq 7,095
Congo (DRC) 2,114
Myanmar 1,995
Syria 1,836
Afghanistan 1,323
Ethiopia 635
Eritrea 555
Iran 367
Bhutan 254
Tibet 189

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Success stories

Ania Kebabjian story featured in Marie Claire Fashion Magazine: "I made Australia home"

Ania Kebabjian holding an 'I Made Australia Home' signAnia Kebabjian fled Syria via Lebanon and arrived to Australia in 2016 as a refugee. She admits that starting up a new life and settling in takes time - but 2017 was different, Ania explains to Marie Claire magazine, as she finally feels at home.

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