refugee action program (RAP)

helping refugee communities to make the most of melbourne.

The Refugee Action Program works with emerging refugee communities in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. It helps them identify their own needs and develop community-owned projects in partnership with local councils and service providers.

Current programs

Here are some of the programs currently offered by the Refugee Action Program:

Hume Ambassador Leadership Training

Training 23 community ambassadors from refugee and migrant communities in Hume. 

Whittlesea Social Soccer Program

Engaging males seeking asylum and refugees through social soccer to reduce social isolation and develop social inclusion.

Working with Communities Seeking Asylum

Delivering information sessions about Australia to newly arrived refugees.

Working with Bhutanese Community

Running activities for Bhutanese seniors to foster social connection.

Governance Training 

Educating the Turkmen community on how to manage an incorporated association.

Working with Iranian Community

Assisting Iranian refugees to find social connectedness and understand mainstream services.


Level 5, 61 Riggall Street
Dallas VIC 3047
(Reception is open from 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday)

Please note that all correspondence for the Dallas Office is to be directed to:
Spectrum - PO Box 101, Dallas VIC 3047
Tel: (03) 9977 9000
Fax: (03) 9302 4048 or (03) 9484 7942


163 Harvester Road
Sunshine VIC 3020
(Reception is open from 9am - 3pm, Monday - Friday)
Tel: (03) 9300 8600
Fax: (03) 9300 8650

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