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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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New book explores the rise of populist nationalism

28 May 20190 comments

In the wake of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, academics and commentators have been trying to work out...

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Is the Catholic Church split on the refugee crisis?

28 May 20190 comments

Two senior Catholic leaders offered apparently conflicting views on the migration crisis this week. A day after European...

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Trump’s immigration plans face an uphill battle

28 May 20190 comments

The Trump administration has outlined plans for a new US immigration system that will prioritise younger, better educated,...

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The effect of personality on refugee settlement

28 May 20190 comments

Refugees who are more willing to take risks, who tend to reciprocate friendliness, and who believe they are in control...

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