Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Nhill’s refugee settlement story continues

1 September 20172 comments

An innovative program to resettle refuges at Nhill, a regional Victorian town, has moved into a second phase with more than a dozen businesses and organisations now employing workers…

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Refugee doctor desperate to rebuild his career

1 September 20171 comment

When ISIS started killing doctors and professionals and when the armed militias opposing them began demanding all of their money and possessions, Syrian medico Bashir Ahmad decided it was…

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Refugee family finds deliverance

17 August 20171 comment

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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Victoria dominates a decade of population growth – ABS

31 July 20170 comments

Victoria and Melbourne continue to lead Australia’s population growth reflecting the state’s attractiveness to migrants...

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Migrants propping up the health system

31 July 20170 comments

Migrants are healthier than the average Aussie and they also make up a significant proportion of the healthcare workforce,...

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Refugees at work protecting Werribee’s historic gardens

31 July 20172 comments

Karen refugees have been volunteering to propagate rare and valuable plants at Werribee Park as well as helping to...

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Australia among the top countries to be a migrant

31 July 20170 comments

Australia is one of the top five countries in which to be an immigrant, according to a new survey. The...

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