Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Migrant numbers growing faster than world population – new data shows

1 October 20190 comments

The numbers of international migrants are now growing faster than the world population generally for the first time in history, according to new figures from the United…

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Refugee women doctors struggle to realise dreams

1 October 20190 comments

Abeer Ziada and Ann Shemiss’ close friendship was forged through their common experience as refugees fleeing a brutal conflict and their support for each other as they…

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From the Taliban to Tasmania – Afghan refugees find a home

6 September 20190 comments

Two Afghan brothers who escaped the Taliban, survived ruthless people smugglers and a perilous journey across a war-torn landscape have found peace and a welcoming community in…

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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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Vietnamese community leader to head the VMC

28 August 20190 comments

Community advocate and business leader Vivienne Nguyen has been appointed as Chair of the Victorian Multicultural...

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Call for Australia to increase its refugee intake

28 August 20190 comments

Giving more refugees the opportunity to settle in Australia boost the nation’s economy by almost $38 billion over the...

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Museums program bringing faiths together

27 August 20190 comments

An innovative new program is bringing together students from Melbourne’s Jewish and Islamic communities to build bridges...

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Getting skilled migrants into work

27 August 20192 comments

Australia is missing out on much of the value skilled migrants bring because many struggle to find work fitting their...

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