Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Refugee family finds deliverance

17 August 20170 comments

Eman Shashy and her family were the last to leave their village before ISIS arrived and destroyed it.

The family of Iraqi refugees had no vehicle and were forced to…

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CALD community young leader has big plans

24 July 20170 comments

At just 21 Hamsa Farah has dabbled in politics, become a leader in his community and plans to work to save the barrier reef.

The RMIT student was born in…

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Helping migrant spouses – one women’s vocation

11 July 20173 comments

Su Sullivan says her work supporting isolated and disadvantaged migrant women makes her feel like a big tree.

“Sometimes I feel like I’m a tree. A big tree with its…

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Ramadan gaining acceptance in Australia

26 June 20170 comments

Nial Aykan rushes into the interview room out of breath. Having just climbed two flights of stairs, the head of the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) is conscious of…

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Twenty refugees displaced every minute – UN report

20 June 20170 comments

The global refugee crisis continues to escalate despite peace agreements and a slow-down in the conflict in Syria and Iraq, a new report says.

The number of displaced people across…

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Refugee’s art provides economic and emotional sustenance

9 June 20170 comments

Sketching portraits of shoppers and festival goers earned Syrian refugee Nouha Saigh just enough money to feed her family and pay the rent.

Nearly destitute in Lebanon having fled her…

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Refugee crisis examined through the prism of kids’ books

23 August 20170 comments

The Syrian refugee crisis has uprooted over two million children, many of whom have found refuge in Australia. This...

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Enshrine multiculturalism in law – parliamentary report

21 August 20170 comments

Australia’s multiculturalism should be enshrined in law, taught in schools and protected by a new national commission,...

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Pakistan now taxing NGOs

17 August 20170 comments

Pakistan has announced a new tax on not-for-profit organisations that humanitarian groups say will force agencies to cut...

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Confidence the key to success for skilled migrant

15 August 20170 comments

A skilled migrant who initially struggled to enter the Australian job market has landed a job with one of the...

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