Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Victoria set for significant population growth

5 August 20190 comments

The number of households in Victoria will almost double from 2.4 to 4.6 million from but households will be smaller; the overall population will increase from 6.5…

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Refugee’s long journey to safety

5 August 20190 comments

When Celian Kidega fled South Sudan at just 17, he was setting off with his classmates on a long and hazardous journey on foot through jungle, war…

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Syrian, Iraqi refugees feel safe, welcome and happy – survey

26 June 20190 comments

Refugees who have come to Australia as a result of the conflict in Syria and Iraq are overwhelmingly happy, and feel safe and welcome, according to the…

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Multicultural leaders hail Adam Goodes documentary

21 June 20190 comments

The controversial new documentary ‘The Final Quarter’ that charts AFL player Adam Goodes’ battle with racism has been commended by leaders within Victoria’s multicultural communities…

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Global refugee numbers hit 70 million

19 June 20190 comments

The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict has soared above 70 million, the highest level ever recorded, according to the UN’s refugee agency…

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Refugee’s long journey from fear and despair

3 June 20191 comment
A fifteen-year roller coaster ride of soaring hope and crushing despair has characterised the life of Iraqi refugee Ammar Al-Taie.

The 32-year-old dentist survived the invasion of his homeland by…

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Employing women refugees makes economic sense – Miliband

20 August 20190 comments

Women in fragile and conflict-affected areas are missing out on employment opportunities and often barred from working,...

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Rate of refugee displacement rising – UN report

20 August 20190 comments

Conflict, poverty, violence and human rights violations are driving record numbers of people to flee their homelands,...

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Most Americans reject Trump’s migration policies – survey

14 August 20190 comments

A large majority of Americans want a way for immigrants living in the US illegally to be able stay in...

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Analysis – Guatemala’s thorny dilemma

14 August 20190 comments

Guatemala’s new hard-line conservative President Alejandro Giammattei faces a thorny dilemma in his dealings with the US...

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