Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

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 20190 comments
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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Food and family – a refugee’s salvation

31 May 20190 comments
After being forced to leave behind an affluent and successful life in Pakistan, refugee Alia Sultana has rebuilt her life through her passion for food and her knack for…
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Refugees voting in their first federal election

17 May 20190 comments
Around 250,000 newly minted Australian citizens will vote in tomorrow’s federal election – the most at any election in history.

And, according to Australian Electoral Commission and Department of Social…

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Fatima’s journey

22 July 20190 comments

For Pakistani migrant Fatima Ali, gaining her Aged Care qualification here in Australia has meant regaining her former...

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Dementia awareness in CALD communities

18 July 20190 comments

Awareness about dementia is becoming an issue among diverse communities as Australia’s population becomes both older and...

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Migrants and refugees volunteering to connect – study

18 July 20190 comments

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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