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18 September 20200 comments

Cath Scarth – CEO AMES Australia

Ensuring an ‘inclusive recovery’

My organisation has recently been supporting a young refugee from Afghanistan…

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Migrants, refugees hit by COVID driven unemployment

18 September 20200 comments

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on economic growth and labour market activity in Australia, and especially so for migrants and refugees, a new analysis…

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Burundian refugee rises above war, disability to find a new life

28 August 20200 comments

The broad sunlit fruit blocks and paddocks of Mildura are a world away from forested hills of Burundi.

But for one Burundian refugee, life in the…

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Refugee’s battle to relaunch his career

28 August 20200 comments

Iraqi refugee Aram Shaabo left behind a comfortable life and a burgeoning career as a pharmacist when he fled his home in northern Iraq as ISIS militia…

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Sisters reunited after epic journeys to safety

31 July 20201 comment

Two sisters who fled the brutal military regime in Eritrea – each following a different but equally tortuous pathway to freedom and safety – are now rebuilding…

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Refugee health professionals eager to help fight pandemic’s second wave

31 July 20200 comments

Dozens of refugee health professionals across Victoria stand ready to help out in the fight against the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic should they be called on.

In…

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September 2020

Migration key to Australia’s post-COVID future – CEDA report

18 September 20200 comments

The Federal Government has been urged to increase migration to Australia, and particularly skilled migration, as a key part...

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US’ foreign wars create tens of millions of refugees – study

16 September 20200 comments

More than 37 million refugees have been created since 2001 by wars and conflicts created or participated in by the...

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Uganda cracks down on refugee aid agencies

16 September 20200 comments

Three quarters of refugee aid organisations operating in Uganda have effectively been closed because of a crackdown by the...

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Pope speaks out on refugee crisis

16 September 20200 comments

European countries can turn the migration crisis into a “window” of opportunity, dialogue and encounter between...

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