About Us

The Darfur Australia Network Inc. (DAN) is a not-for-profit community organisation run by members of Australia’s emerging Darfuri Sudanese communities and concerned volunteers.

DAN was founded in May 2006 and today, has become Australia’s most prominent advocacy organisation speaking out about the conflict in Darfur. The organisation seeks to:

block Providing a support network for the Darfuri community in Australia to create positive change in the lives of people facing risk of abuse in Darfur or forced to flee as refugees.  

block Raising awareness about the crisis in Darfur and support the Darfuri community in Australia to build connections and have a voice.

block Stimulating thought on peace and security and international development in Darfur through open dialogue, events and education

block Campaigning and mobilising Australians and Darfuris to advocate for appropriate Australian Government action on Darfur, in line with Australia's Responsibility to Protect.

Aisha Mohamed

Aisha Mohamed experienced first-hand the horros of the conflict in Darfur. Her family escaped to Eygpt and moved to Australia nine years go.

"Since I arrived in Melbourne DAN has offered me a great support network and helped me adjust to life here. I am very grateful for all their work". 

Elmarhardi Abdelrasol is a Sudanese refugee that arrived inb Australia less than a year ago. He participated in the Darfur peace negotiations held in Doha February 2010 as well as 2011.

"I am very sad about what has happened to my country. I consider DAN's advocacy work to be crucial to keeping the crisis in Darfur firmly on the international agenda." 

Elmardi Abdelrasol

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Advocacy Messages

 DAN Annual Report

Annual Report 2011-12The DAN 2012-2013 Annual Report is now available.

Please email us at contact@darfuraustralia.org.au to receive an electronic copy.