Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

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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Volunteers get back as much as they give – survey finds

28 May 20190 comments

Volunteering to help individuals and families can build skills and knowledge, enhance employment opportunities, provide new...

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Hundreds arrested, charged across Europe for helping refugees

28 May 20190 comments

Firefighters, priests and elderly women are among hundreds of Europeans who are increasingly being criminalised for...

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Migration and mobile technology

27 May 20190 comments

Mobile technology has emerged as a key tool for refugees fleeing conflict, persecution or poverty, researchers say. Mobile...

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Is mass global migration the new normal?

27 May 20190 comments

Large scale global migration is set to increase dramatically in the coming decades bringing with it more political division...

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