Letter Writing

National Letter-Writing Network.
For information, email: austrefugeenetwork@gmail.com

See also:
Tips on writing to politicians
How to contact your local politician and be heard (ABC News) 6 Dec 2017
Leanne Minshull from the think tank, Australia Institute Tasmania, says that contacting politicians can and does bring about change.

Contact details for Federal Politicians:

Letters to Members of the House of Representatives
PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Letters to Senators
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Scott Morrison, Prime Minister
phone: (02) 6277 7700.

Peter Dutton, Minister for Home Affairs
phone: (02) 6277 7860.

Alan Tudge, Acting Minister for Immigration,
Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

Contact Form
Electoral Office: (03) 9887 3890
Canberra Office: (02) 6277 7790

Anthony Albanese, Leader of the Opposition
Phone: (02) 6277 4022

Kristina Keneally, Shadow Minister for Home Affairs
Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
phone (02) 6277 3512

Also, send a copy of your email to your local member of parliament.
Their contacts details follow.  Alternatively, you can search for their details on the
Federal Parliamentary website Senators and Members pages.

Politicians contact details lists
Open these documents (spreadsheets) to find contact details of the politicians
you wish to email or phone.

Federal politicians:

All Federal MPs and Senators (updated June 2020)

All Senators: email, phone and addresses (updated June 2020)

Members of the House of Representatives  by State or Territory
(as at 18 Sept 2019)

Email addresses – ACT MPs
Email addresses – NSW MPs
Email addresses – NT MPs
Email addresses – Qld MPs
Email addresses – SA MPs
Email addresses – Tas MPs
Email addresses – Vic MPs
Email addresses – WA MPs

Senators by State or Territory
(as at 18 Sept 2019)

Email addresses – ACT Senators
Email addresses – NSW Senators
Email addresses – NT Senators
Email addresses – Qld Senators
Email addresses – SA Senators
Email addresses – Tasmanian Senators
Email addresses – Victorian Senators
Email addresses – WA Senators

State and Territory leading politicians:

Contact details for State Premiers and Chief Ministers (April 2020)

Contact details for State Attorneys-General (April 2020)

Please note: Some MPs and Senators now use a contact form and have no public email address. We have used the standard format for their emails in the lists below, but take no responsibility if the email bounces.

Letters to Editors

Below are the major capital cities newspapers, but also write to your local newspaper.



The Ageletters@theage.com.au

The Courier Mail:

The Advertiser:

The West Australian: letters@wanews.com.au

The Mercury:  https://www.themercury.com.au/news/opinion/letter-to-the-editor

Northern Territory:
NT News:  https://www.ntnews.com.au/news/opinion/letter-to-the-editor

The Canberra Times: letters.editor@canberratimes.com.au


Download and print A4 x 4 Postcards – Onshore Detention Conditions

Download and print A4 x 4 Postcards – Iraqi Interpreters postcards – A4 x4
Download a single copy you can tweak and paste into your email.

4 aust p'cards
Australia Day 2020 Postcards

2019 e-Xmas card download, copy and paste into your email to your favourite MPs and Senators.
Feel free to use this image in emails to politicians at Christmas – calling for the Biloela family to be freed.
(Thanks to the Grandmothers and – Jack Chadwick for this e-Xmas card)

Postcard Calling For Family Reunion download, copy and paste into your email to your favourite MPs and Senators.
(Thanks to Justice for Refugees)

#Save Medevac Postcards – print and send to Senators in your State

#toNZ Postcards provided by Rural Australians for Refugees

#toNZ Postcards – use for Prime Minister
#toNZ Postcards
– use for Members of Parliament
#toNZ Postcards – use for Senators

Biloela Postcards

Let us go Home to Biloela
– use for Members of Parliament
Let us go Home to Biloela
– use for Senators

Other Letter-Writing Groups
Canberra Refugee Action Campaign: Letter-Writing Campaign
Combined Refugee Action Group: Letter Blitz Group
Bendigo Rural Australians for Refugees: Letter-Writing Page

For information about ARAN’s Letter-Writing Network:
Email: austrefugeenetwork@gmail.com