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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Europe grappling with rising numbers of failed asylum seekers

14 August 20190 comments

Hundreds of thousands of migrants across the European Union are being rejected in their bids for protection creating a...

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My journey to Aussie

14 August 20190 comments

By Barat Ali Batoor On April 5, 2012, when the Washington Post published my photo essay on the exploitation and...

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Refugees more welcome than migrants in most countries – survey shows

14 August 20190 comments

Most people around the world are more accepting of refugees fleeing violence and war than they are of migrants arriving...

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Volunteers benefit from giving – survey finds

14 August 20190 comments

Volunteering to help individuals can build skills and knowledge, enhance employment opportunities, provide new and...

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