Emergency relief and casework support. 15 April 2020 You may have heard that Red Cross is receiving funding from the Australian Government for the next six months to deliver emergency relief and casework support for people who are on temporary visas. We have welcomed this news. Red Cross has not yet received these funds. It may be one or two weeks before we do. Here is some important information to read before you contact us. What are the funds for? Who is eligible? What should I do? I need help now What are the funds for? These are emergency relief …read more
The Australian government is looking at getting financial assistance for visa holders who are currently in Australia. A proposal for an assistance package will be going to National Cabinet next week. Visa Holder’s won’t be included into the Job Keeper Package as that will require a completely different set of legislative changes. Therefore a separate package is being considered in conjunction with Home Affairs. Once we have details we will share it here.