Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Stories of the Rohingya

30 November 20170 comments

Members of Melbourne’s Rohingya community have shared their personal stories with iMPACT Magazine in a bid to highlight the plight of their compatriots who have become the victims of…

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Small acts of kindness making a big difference

23 November 20170 comments

The majestic Mountain Ash forests of the Dandenong Ranges are a long way from the mangrove swamps of Manus Island and the coral outcrops of Nauru.

But scattered among the…

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Iraqi doctor wants to contribute

31 October 20170 comments

As a doctor working in Iraq during the conflict there, Asseel Yako saved hundreds of lives.

His daily work was tending to battlefield wounds suffered by soldiers or militia members…

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Welcome to Carlton: Syrian family the latest chapter in an enduring migrant story

31 October 20173 comments

Akram Abouhamdan and his wife Joumana have just opened the first Syrian food shop on Lygon Street, in the historic Melbourne suburb of Carlton.

The shop – which sells Syrian…

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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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New map shows settlement trends of refugees in the US

15 November 20170 comments

A new interactive map gives a fascinating insight into how the source of refugees to the US has shifted dramatically...

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Brexit already causing farm losses in UK

15 November 20170 comments

Fruit and vegetable crops are being left to rot on British farms because of a shortage of labour blamed on...

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Refugees are humanity’s moral test – Milliband

15 November 20172 comments

The world refugee crisis is the moral “test of our times” and is critical but not overwhelming, according to David...

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Long list of human suffering

15 November 20170 comments

Sometimes the sheer scale of human tragedy is difficult to comprehend. Last week a German newspaper attempted to...

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