Refugee and humanitarian
The onshore component of the Refugee and Humanitarian programme aims to provide options for people who are in Australia and wish to apply for protection (or asylum). Australia has three types of protection visas available for people onshore who want to apply for protection.
For people who arrived in Australia lawfully.
For people who arrived in Australia illegally.
For people who arrived in Australia illegally and intend to work and/or study in regional Australia.