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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July 2019

Cyprus now the focus of cross-Mediterranean migrants

18 July 20190 comments

The island of Cyprus has become the latest migrant hotspot in the Mediterranean. As the European Commission says arrivals...

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Germany grappling with racist extremism

11 July 20190 comments

For the first time since the 1920s a German politician has been murdered by a racist right-wing extremist. Last month...

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Negative perceptions of migration due to city congestion may have peaked – Lowy Institute

8 July 20190 comments

The 2019 Lowy Institute Poll has revealed shifting public perceptions around immigration in Australia, with attitudes...

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A child migrant dies or goes missing every day – UN report

8 July 20190 comments

Almost 1600 children have died while migrating from their homes over the past four years as they fled war, persecution,...

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