Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Refugee family finds deliverance

17 August 20170 comments

Eman Shashy and her family were the last to leave their village before ISIS arrived and destroyed it.

The family of Iraqi refugees had no vehicle and were forced to…

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CALD community young leader has big plans

24 July 20170 comments

At just 21 Hamsa Farah has dabbled in politics, become a leader in his community and plans to work to save the barrier reef.

The RMIT student was born in…

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Helping migrant spouses – one women’s vocation

11 July 20173 comments

Su Sullivan says her work supporting isolated and disadvantaged migrant women makes her feel like a big tree.

“Sometimes I feel like I’m a tree. A big tree with its…

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Ramadan gaining acceptance in Australia

26 June 20170 comments

Nial Aykan rushes into the interview room out of breath. Having just climbed two flights of stairs, the head of the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) is conscious of…

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Twenty refugees displaced every minute – UN report

20 June 20170 comments

The global refugee crisis continues to escalate despite peace agreements and a slow-down in the conflict in Syria and Iraq, a new report says.

The number of displaced people across…

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Refugee’s art provides economic and emotional sustenance

9 June 20170 comments

Sketching portraits of shoppers and festival goers earned Syrian refugee Nouha Saigh just enough money to feed her family and pay the rent.

Nearly destitute in Lebanon having fled her…

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News from AMES Australia

26 June 20170 comments

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

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Lawyers, accountants among world’s most bored workers

26 June 20170 comments

We spend a huge chunk of our lives at work so it is hardly surprising that take home pay ranks...

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UK headed for a migration-cuts recession

26 June 20170 comments

Slashing Britain’s immigration intake to less than 100,000 a year as the UK Conservative government has promised will...

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Refugees give back more than they get – study

26 June 20170 comments

Refugees contribute more than they take in welfare over the long term, new research from the US shows. A study...

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