Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Refugees, migrants optimistic about COVID recovery – survey

23 December 20200 comments

Newly arrived refugees and migrants are now feeling safer and more confident that the worst of then COVID-19 pandemic is over in Australia but they report being…

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Opportunity and a new life for refugee family

23 December 20200 comments

Bushra Mansour and her family are what successful refugee settlement in Australia looks like.

Four years after arriving in Australia, the family has bought a house in Craigieburn,…

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2020 in retrospect – a defining year

23 December 20200 comments

It’s become a cliché, but 2020 was a year like no other.

As the fireworks went off at midnight to kick off a new year and new decade,…

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Multicultural communities show resilience through pandemic

1 December 20200 comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the resilience, agility and togetherness of Australia’s diverse communities, according to some of the nation’s multicultural leaders.

But it has also exposed latent…

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Hospitals and hand grenades: A refugee doctor’s journey from hell

1 December 20200 comments

Afghan trauma surgeon Abdullatif Stanikzai’s life changed forever the day three wounded Taliban fighters were brought into his Kabul hospital.

The men had been shot and captured in…

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State budget to fund an inclusive recovery

25 November 20200 comments

Victoria’s 2020-21 budget amounts to the largest investment in the state’s diversity and multiculturalism in history.

Massive job creation spending, a public housing building program and a skills…

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Balkans refugees face winter crisis

16 January 20210 comments

Conditions for asylum seekers and migrants in Bosnia are deteriorating drastically as winter sets in and amid government...

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Asylum cases plunge in Germany

16 January 20210 comments

Asylum claims in Germany fell by a third in 2020 compared with the previous year, new data shows. Germany’s interior...

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Supporting refugees through Christmas giving

18 December 20200 comments

Christmas is around the corner, meaning now is the time to make a difference. Gift consciously this Christmas and...

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Syrian refugees reluctant to go home

18 December 20200 comments

Most Syrian refugees fear going home while President Bashar Assad and his government remain in power, according to news...

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