Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Documents reveal personal stories of life under Immigration Restriction Act

4 October 20170 comments

A new project is aiming to dig out documentation and archival records to build a picture of the lives of people who were victims of the notorious ‘White Australia…

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Migrant contributing as a volunteer

4 October 20172 comments

Iraqi migrant Nasir Ajmaya is using his own life experiences to help newcomers to Australia begin their lives here.

Nasir experienced war, the impoverishing impact of international sanctions against his…

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Nhill’s refugee settlement story continues

1 September 20172 comments

An innovative program to resettle refuges at Nhill, a regional Victorian town, has moved into a second phase with more than a dozen businesses and organisations now employing workers…

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Refugee doctor desperate to rebuild his career

1 September 20171 comment

When ISIS started killing doctors and professionals and when the armed militias opposing them began demanding all of their money and possessions, Syrian medico Bashir Ahmad decided it was…

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Refugee family finds deliverance

17 August 20171 comment

Eman Shashy and her family were the last to leave their village before ISIS arrived and destroyed it.

The family of Iraqi refugees had no vehicle and were forced to…

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CALD community young leader has big plans

24 July 20170 comments

At just 21 Hamsa Farah has dabbled in politics, become a leader in his community and plans to work to save the barrier reef.

The RMIT student was born in…

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Refugees and welfare: the facts

13 September 20171 comment

Refugees need more time to establish themselves in the workforce because of the circumstances they have come form, a...

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Australia, Melbourne popular with international students

12 September 20171 comment

International student numbers have increased by 15 per cent in Australia in the first three months of this year compared...

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Brexit falls further into disarray

12 September 20170 comments

A leaked policy paper shows that the UK government has drawn up plans to slash the levels of migration from...

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Ethnic groups oppose pension changes

11 September 20170 comments

Australia’s ethnic communities have condemned plans before Parliament to make migrants wait up to 15 years before...

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