Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Migrant numbers growing faster than world population – new data shows

1 October 20190 comments

The numbers of international migrants are now growing faster than the world population generally for the first time in history, according to new figures from the United…

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Refugee women doctors struggle to realise dreams

1 October 20190 comments

Abeer Ziada and Ann Shemiss’ close friendship was forged through their common experience as refugees fleeing a brutal conflict and their support for each other as they…

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From the Taliban to Tasmania – Afghan refugees find a home

6 September 20190 comments

Two Afghan brothers who escaped the Taliban, survived ruthless people smugglers and a perilous journey across a war-torn landscape have found peace and a welcoming community in…

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Victoria set for significant population growth

5 August 20190 comments

The number of households in Victoria will almost double from 2.4 to 4.6 million from but households will be smaller; the overall population will increase from 6.5…

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Refugee’s long journey to safety

5 August 20190 comments

When Celian Kidega fled South Sudan at just 17, he was setting off with his classmates on a long and hazardous journey on foot through jungle, war…

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Syrian, Iraqi refugees feel safe, welcome and happy – survey

26 June 20190 comments

Refugees who have come to Australia as a result of the conflict in Syria and Iraq are overwhelmingly happy, and feel safe and welcome, according to the…

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Twentieth Italian Film Festival set to kick off

6 September 20190 comments

Australia’s 20thItalian Film Festival is set to wow audiences across the country with an array of cinema pieces...

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Africa creates new humanitarian body

3 September 20190 comments

The African Union is creating a new body to oversee humanitarian responses and policy on the continent in a bid...

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Australian arts scene lacks diversity – study finds

3 September 20190 comments

Australia’s arts institutions are not reflecting the nation’s diversity, according to damning new research. A study by...

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Rohingyas mark two years in exile

3 September 20190 comments

Two years after more than half a million Rohingya people were violently driven from their homes in Myanmar, things have...

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