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

July 2019

Migrants and refugees volunteering to connect – study

18 July 20191 comment

Australia’s refugee and migrant communities are embracing volunteering as a way to combat feelings of isolation, despite...

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Temporary skilled visa fears unfounded – CEDA report

18 July 20190 comments

Constant changes to temporary skilled migration schemes like the 457 visa may have been more harmful than the visas...

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Distilling the US immigration debate

18 July 20190 comments

The polarisation of the migration debate in the US came into stark relief this week. President Donald Trump took his...

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Heartlands exhibition a window on the refugee experience

18 July 20190 comments

A new art exhibition is giving audiences a rare perspective on the refugee experience by presenting intensely personal...

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