Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

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 20190 comments
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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Food and family – a refugee’s salvation

31 May 20190 comments
After being forced to leave behind an affluent and successful life in Pakistan, refugee Alia Sultana has rebuilt her life through her passion for food and her knack for…
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Refugees voting in their first federal election

17 May 20190 comments
Around 250,000 newly minted Australian citizens will vote in tomorrow’s federal election – the most at any election in history.

And, according to Australian Electoral Commission and Department of Social…

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Refugee finds lifeline through business

7 May 20190 comments
As an asylum seeker without the right to work in Australia Liaquat Ali was struggling to support his young family and even put food on the table.

But the ethnic…

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English Channel the latest migrant route

19 June 20190 comments

The English Channel is the latest scene of seaborne migrants trying to cross stretches of water to find security and...

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EU submission doomed to fail for the same old reasons.

19 June 20190 comments

Last week, a submission made to the International Criminal Court (ICC) called for the EU to be prosecuted for their...

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New website tracks countries records on human rights

19 June 20190 comments

Australia is doing well on a list of countries rated for their human rights records with high comparative levels of...

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When Europeans sought refuge in Africa

19 June 20190 comments

It’s a little-known piece of history that resonates in reverse today as European nations are closing their borders to...

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