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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Poem channels hope and resilience of refugees

1 December 20200 comments

A poem that draws on the resilience and hope of refugee families and communities has won a major poetry prize....

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News from AMES Australia

1 December 20200 comments

Afghan refugee supported into work despite COVID shutdowns A young AMES Australia refugee client has been supported to...

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Stunning stats about the world’s population

1 December 20200 comments

The global population reached an incredible 7.8 billion people in late 2020, but that growth is expected to be coming...

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Migrants key to Australia’s economic recovery says federal opposition

1 December 20200 comments

Federal Labor frontbencher Clare O’Neil has called for sweeping changes to Australia’s immigration system as part of a...

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