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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Latest Articles

Syria faces fresh humanitarian catastrophe

18 December 20200 comments

Millions of Syrians are now facing desperate levels of hunger and destitution as well as acute vulnerability to COVID-19,...

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Opinion – has the West failed the Syrian people?

18 December 20200 comments

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has now been in power for two decades. As the conflict in the nation winds down...

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US, UK double down on hostile asylum policies

18 December 20200 comments

The US and UK are both implementing draconian changes to asylum and migration arrangements as the dual deadlines approach...

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Women absent in migration policy thinking – report

18 December 20200 comments

Women are an increasingly participating in labour migration and a new report outlines ways in which they can take...

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