Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

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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Multicultural leaders hail Adam Goodes documentary

21 June 20190 comments

The controversial new documentary ‘The Final Quarter’ that charts AFL player Adam Goodes’ battle with racism has been commended by leaders within Victoria’s multicultural communities…

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Global refugee numbers hit 70 million

19 June 20190 comments

The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict has soared above 70 million, the highest level ever recorded, according to the UN’s refugee agency…

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Refugee’s long journey from fear and despair

3 June 20191 comment
A fifteen-year roller coaster ride of soaring hope and crushing despair has characterised the life of Iraqi refugee Ammar Al-Taie.

The 32-year-old dentist survived the invasion of his homeland by…

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Latest Articles

August 2019

Work starts on Bendigo’s mosque

6 August 20190 comments

Construction of Bendigo’s once controversial Islamic Community Centre and mosque has begun more than ten years after...

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Migrant English programs failing – studies say

6 August 20192 comments

Australia’s migrant English language program is failing to engage migrant learners and equip them properly for life in...

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Immigration Museum name change plan

6 August 20192 comments

A row has broken out over plans to change the name of Melbourne’s iconic Immigration Museum. The name change was...

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News from AMES Australia

5 August 20190 comments

AMES book launched in Canberra AMES Australia’s ‘Refugee Stories’ book was launched nationally in Canberra recently...

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