Australia is the only country in the world to mandatorily detain asylum seekers who arrive without authorisation. JRS Australia accompanies and advocates for those subject to this policy.
JRS is one of few agencies providing short-term accommodation and other invaluable assistance to asylum seekers who are living in the community.
JRS studies the psycho-social impact of climate change and maps the needs of those communities affected by it.
JRS researches the mass movement of refugees through the Asia-Pacific region so as to determine its consequences and advocate for policies that will best address it.