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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Detained asylum seekers sue Trump administration

19 June 20190 comments

The US government is being sued by a group of detained asylum seekers who claim immigration officials in five southern...

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Migrants and refugees volunteering to connect – study

19 June 20190 comments

Australia’s refugee and migrant communities are embracing volunteering as a way to combat feelings of isolation, despite...

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Australia a magnet for skilled, educated migrants – OECD

7 June 20190 comments

Australia has been rated the most attractive nation in the world for highly educated workers in a report released by...

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The story of ‘the boat the world failed’ has resonance today

7 June 20190 comments

Eighty years ago this week, a German ship carrying 937 Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany was denied entry to the...

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