Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Migrant numbers growing faster than world population – new data shows

1 October 20190 comments

The numbers of international migrants are now growing faster than the world population generally for the first time in history, according to new figures from the United…

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Refugee women doctors struggle to realise dreams

1 October 20190 comments

Abeer Ziada and Ann Shemiss’ close friendship was forged through their common experience as refugees fleeing a brutal conflict and their support for each other as they…

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From the Taliban to Tasmania – Afghan refugees find a home

6 September 20190 comments

Two Afghan brothers who escaped the Taliban, survived ruthless people smugglers and a perilous journey across a war-torn landscape have found peace and a welcoming community in…

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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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Latest Articles

Skilled migrants struggling to find their feet, study finds

8 October 20190 comments

Highly educated, highly skilled migrants often can’t find good jobs because employers don’t trust their...

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Migrants continue to be lost on Mediterranean crossing

8 October 20190 comments

The Italian Coast Guard recovered the bodies of 13 people, all women, who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized...

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Boosting regional settlement of migrants, refugees

7 October 20190 comments

An innovative new project to settle refugees and migrants in regional Victorian communities in need of a skills and...

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Migration levels dropping and could plunge further

1 October 20190 comments

Australia’s permanent migration intake has dropped to 160,000 – the lowest level in a decade, according to newly...

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