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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Latest Articles

Australia’s workforce would shrink without migrants – study

27 July 20170 comments

Migration is having a dramatic and positive impact on Australia’s workforce, according to a new study. In the last...

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Human rights explained to refugees

21 July 20170 comments

A Human Rights training initiative is helping refugees new to Australia understand their rights and the protections they...

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Undervalued woman partner migrants in the Australian workforce: an elephant in the room?

21 July 20170 comments

Last year more than a quarter of a million people came to live in Australia. Most new arrivals came from...

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Climate change could create two billion more refugees – study

30 June 20170 comments

Global sea level rises could create hundreds of millions more refugees by 2100, according to alarming new research. A...

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