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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Latest Articles

What the Socceroos won’t see in Honduras

10 November 20170 comments

When Australia’s Socceroos face Honduras this weekend, they will see a wall of passionate local fans, maybe some smoke...

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News from AMES Australia

31 October 20170 comments

Read about the latest news, research and initiatives from migrant and refugee settlement agency AMES Australia…   AMES...

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Census data shows how we move, work and study

31 October 20170 comments

A broader picture of Australia’s diversity, population dynamics and multiculturalism is emerging as more of the 2016...

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Syrian magazine publishes second edition

31 October 20170 comments

A new magazine that gives a voice to the people of Syria through stories, poetry and reflection has published its...

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