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

Global number of displaced persons tops 80 million

11 December 20200 comments

The number of forcibly displaced people worldwide reached a record 80 million by the middle of this year, according to...

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Global Compact on Migration two years on

11 December 20200 comments

The Global Compact for Migration, adopted by countries in 2018 as a comprehensive framework for cooperation on...

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Afghan peace talks breakthrough

11 December 20200 comments

Afghan government and the Taliban say they have made a breakthrough in peace talks that have seen a preliminary deal...

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Refugee family’s long journey to safety

1 December 20200 comments

A family that has been on the move for eighteen years because of threats, persecution and conflict have found a...

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