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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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August 2020

US private prisons making a windfall from asylum detention

21 August 20200 comments

US private prison companies have emerged as major donors to the election campaign of President Donald Trump, whose policies...

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Canada gives permanency to asylum seekers on COVID front lines

21 August 20200 comments

The Canadian government is granting permanent residency to asylum seekers who have worked on the front lines of the...

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News bulletins slammed over ‘sick’ coverage of asylum seeker boat

13 August 20200 comments

BBC and Sky News in the UK have been hit with backlash after airing live footage of a ‘sinking’ refugee...

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Agreement reached on child labour ban

12 August 20200 comments

A major breakthrough in stamping out child labour was achieved this month when all nations which are members of the...

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