The Sidney Myer Fund has agreed to provide significant anchor funding over the next three years to support the work of the Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (CRSI) in its mission of establishing a Canadian-style community refugee sponsorship scheme in Australia. Lisa Button has led CRSI since its launch in […]
Today the Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (CRSI) launched a new vision for an expanded and improved community sponsorship scheme at a community summit in Melbourne. The CRSI vision will allow ordinary Australians and community groups to sponsor and welcome refugees to Australian communities at minimal additional cost to the taxpayer. […]
Launched today, the Community Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (CRSI) is calling on government to create a system that allows the generosity of ordinary Australians to flourish, welcoming refugees into our communities.
Humanitarian migrants from eight countries will be prioritised under one of Australia’s refugee resettlement programs, with other nationalities told their applications are highly unlikely to be accepted.