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Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change is Australia’s national migrant and refugee women’s coalition.

We are one of six National Women’s Alliances working to promote the views of all Australian women, to ensure our voices are heard in decision-making processes. Harmony Alliance: Migrant and Refugee Women for Change is a member-driven organisation, providing a platform for women from migrant and refugee backgrounds to advocate on issues that matter to us.

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an inclusive and informed voice on the multiplicity of issues impacting on experiences and outcomes of migrant and refugee women in Australia.


that combining grass roots participation and strong community voices, on the one hand, with institutional reach and powerful policy advocacy networks, on the other hand, enables the opportunities for migrant and refugee women to directly engage in driving positive change.


a strength-based approach, harnessing the array of unique cultural knowledge, skills, abilities, perspectives and connections possessed by migrant and refugee women.

Harmony Alliance is one of six National Women’s Alliances

The six Alliances represent over 180 women’s organisations, bringing forward the views, voices and issues of Australian women and, in particular, women from marginalised and disadvantaged groups.


Harmony Alliance

Australia’s national migrant and refugee women’s coalition.

Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA)

An alliance focused on addressing all forms of violence against women, to ‘ensure that all women and children are able to live free from all forms of violence and abuse’

Equality Rights Alliance

An alliance advocating for women’s equality, women’s leadership and recognition of women’s diversity.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance (NATSIWA)

An alliance established in 2009 to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women to have a strong and effective voice in the domestic and international policy advocacy process.

National Rural Women's Coalition

An alliance which provides a collaborative voice for women living in rural, remote and regional Australia.

economic Security4Women

An alliance united in the belief that economic wellbeing and financial security are essential for women and will enable women of all ages to have an equal place in society.

Funded by the Office for Women

Office for Women

Auspiced by Migration Council Australia

Migration Council Australia

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We acknowledge and pay respect to the past, present and future Traditional custodians and Elders of country across Australia and the continuation of traditional cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We are committed to active reconciliation and respect. Find out Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan Oct 2019 – Oct 2021 here.

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