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OUR Advocacy SHAPE A COMMUNITY THAT embraces diversity

UFVRA: Australia is a non-profit organization that welcomes and supports refugees and migrants entering Australia. It is one of 14 refugee resettlement agencies working with the Refugee Council of Australia and one of only six that serves unaccompanied refugee minors or Orphans. UFVRA - Australia is a national partner in six-state, raising awareness and funds to support UFVRA's international emergency response to humanitarian crises. We achieve this through the generosity of individual donors, trust foundations, and other organizations who donate to and partner with UFVRA - Australia. 

UFVRA: Australia Empowering Refugees & immigrants to Become Self Reliant These contributions from individuals, donors, and groups lead to the direct impact on the ground during humanitarian crises, helping the organization deliver emergency support such as protection, shelter, clean water, food & non-food items. As well as supporting our emergency response, UFVRA - Australia also empowers some Australians to directly fund projects that support longer-term care, such as building homeless accommodation, building schools, running livelihood programs, and providing advocacy. 

 

UFVRA - Australia fundraisers in different ways, with regular donations from everyday individual donors underpinning much of its work. Other fundraising includes supporting community events, corporate partnerships, and foundation work. UFVRA - Australia also delivers community education and advocacy initiatives to raise public awareness of the plight of displaced people worldwide and our work to welcome, protect and care for them. UFVRA - Australia was established in 2012 and has grown to be one of Six branches' top first private sector contributors internationally, ahead of many organizations and institutions. In 2017, UFVRA - Australia raised $1.1 million to support UFVRA urgent humanitarian responses in our operational field globally.

For information on how UFVRA governed, read the Constitution for Australia Australia.

Our Accreditation

UFVRA: Australia is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the peak body representing non-government organizations working in international aid and development. UFVRA - Australia is committed to the ACFID Fundraising Charter and is a signatory to ACFID’s Code of Conduct. Includes policies and procedures which promote the safety and well-being of children. Read our Child Safeguarding Policy for more information.

UFVRA: Australia is also a member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA), the peak body representing charities in Australia, and the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association.

Policies that guide UFVRA - Australia work:

  1. Whistle blowing Policy

  2. Transparency Policy

  3. Conflict of Interest Policy

  4. Religious and Political Activity Policy

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our MISSION

To create a well-integrated intercultural diverse community, where people are supported and encouraged to reach their full potential and make meaningful contributions to their community.

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UFVRA-History 

United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc., UFVRA was formed in May 2000 in Central Queensland. Our focus on welcoming Refugees & immigrants were entering the country and addressing recognized community needs to enhance community cohesion while developing a framework for community development by recognizing the value of diversity.

  • We are very sure that every human is gifted with a kind and charitable heart. We are keeping all efforts in welcoming such humans together to execute the alarming tasks efficiently and in time. We work as a team with the fullest involvement of individuals to reach the common goal of helping needy people. In one way, We directly deal with disadvantaged people and take necessary action or connect them to respective helpers,/., NGO’s donors to fulfill the tasks.

OUR-Purpose 

  • To provide a safe and inclusive environment for new residents and their families to address cultural differences and practices.

  • To empower new residents and their families to interact confidently within the society.

  • To utilize new residents and their families' skills and expertise to deliver programs and services for other community members.

  • To connect new residents and their families to existing programs and services on the broader public.

  • To inform the community about new residents' cultural backgrounds to make the community more open and welcoming to new residents.

  • To retain refugees, migrants, and interstate workers in the region.

  • To help the refugees & migrant community to showcase their culture and customs to the broader Australian.

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United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc., is signatory to ACFID Code of Conduct (the Code).The aim of the Code is to improve the outcomes of international development and increase stakeholder trust by enhancing the transparency and accountability

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