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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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Parliamentary inquiry calls for support for refugee, migrant jobseekers

21 August 20200 comments

A program to support recently arrived refugee jobseekers gain recognition of their overseas qualifications and English...

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Lebanese diaspora support victims of Beirut blast

21 August 20200 comments

Australia’s Lebanese communities are rallying to support the victims of the massive explosion that ripped through Beirut...

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Rohingya refugee women benefit from ‘safe space’

21 August 20200 comments

Having fled deadly violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state three years ago, over a million Rohingya refugees still live...

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Organised crime muscling in on people smuggling – study

21 August 20200 comments

Clampdowns on low-level people smuggling has turned the industry into a multi-billion dollar global bonanza for organised...

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