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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 numbers a signpost to the future

16 September 20200 comments

The federal government has released data for immigration to Australia over the 2019-20 financial year which point to the...

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Australia’s connection with beleaguered migrants on Lesbos

16 September 20200 comments

News of asylum-seeker shelters being destroyed by fire on the Greek Island of Lesbos has sparked memories of a poignant...

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Chinese dissidents fear refoulement from Thailand

16 September 20200 comments

Chinese dissidents sheltering in Thailand fear being returned to their homeland as the Thai Government steps up cooperation...

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UK opting out of EU human rights safeguards

16 September 20200 comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks set to withdraw the nation from long-standing European human rights laws in a move...

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