Australia operates a dedicated Humanitarian Program that offers resettlement for refugees and others overseas who are in humanitarian need, and protection for people who arrive lawfully in Australia and engage Australia's protection obligations. Each year, the Australian Government seeks the views of the Australian public on the Humanitarian Program. The
Humanitarian Program 2021-22 discussion paper outlines how the Humanitarian Program currently operates and provides information on its management, and composition over previous years. Submissions to this discussion paper are now closed.
The Summary of the 2021-22 Humanitarian Program Consultation provides an overview of central issues raised regarding the composition of the Humanitarian Program during this consultation process by the range of stakeholders who participated.