Community sponsorship for refugees is a growing global movement. Join Ballina Region for Refugees (BR4R) to ensure that refugees are warmly welcomed to the Northern Rivers and have the support they need to find their feet in our communities.  We provide practical support to everyday people working together to prepare for, welcome refugees and support them for the first 12 months.

BR4R receives its funding from donations and fund raising activities. We do not receive any government support.

Don't Miss this Night

Renew your acquaintance with Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Wednesday and the unforgettable Lurch. Wednesday, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family — a man her parents have never met.

Join us for what will be a great night with the Ballina Players, 24 Swift Street Ballina on Wednesday, June 12 at 8.00pm. Tickets include a supper. Book here

Film Fundraiser

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two daughters. Capturing the journey, Fazili shows the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run.

The screening will take place at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre on Tuesday, June 18 at 7.30pm. Tickets are $25, book online or buy your tickets at the door.

Many of our supporters pay a small annual membership fee. Member communication and meetings will connect with you other like-minded people as well as give you the opportunity to have your say. Members may attend and vote at the AGM, take on one of Ballina Region for Refugees’ coordinator roles, or join the management team. Regardless of how little or how much you want to get involved, as a member you have the satisfaction of making a sustained and meaningful contribution to Ballina Region for Refugees.