Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

From war to Wodonga – a refugee family’s journey

2 August 20220 comments

A Ukrainian family who fled the war in their homeland have found sanctuary and the chance of a new life in Wodonga thanks to the generosity of… Read Full Article

The Aussie supporting refugees on the Ukraine border

2 August 20220 comments

Stella Liptak has spent four months on the Ukraine-Hungary border volunteering to support desperate and vulnerable refugees fleeing Russia’s brutal invasion of their homeland.

The Australian humanitarian support… Read Full Article

Refugee tech entrepreneur giving back

2 August 20220 comments

Balendran Thavarajah arrived in Australia in 2000 penniless and unable to speak English. Twenty-two years on, he is a successful tech entrepreneur who has founded multiple companies… Read Full Article

Refugee couple seizing opportunities

5 July 20220 comments

Afghan refugee Sayed Burhani has wasted no time in starting his settlement journey in Australia.

Six months after arriving in Melbourne, he has a… Read Full Article

Refugee family find peace, security

5 July 20220 comments

Last month Syrian refugee Yousif Kawerma and his family moved into a new home in Melbourne’s north and he started a new job as an… Read Full Article

Four years on, refugee families thriving, survey finds

5 July 20220 comments

Refugee families from the Syria-Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have achieved significant settlement, employment and social outcomes four to five years after arriving Australia, new research… Read Full Article

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Hunger intensifying in Afghanistan

19 August 20220 comments

Almost 20 million people – or about half of Afghanistan’s population – are now suffering ‘emergency’ levels of...

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Italian election sees return of ‘refugee politics’

19 August 20220 comments

Europe’s refugee crisis looks set to be weaponised by Italy’s far-right as the nation’s election looms. Just days...

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International students flooding back

19 August 20220 comments

Aspiring international students have lodged a record number of visas applications in June, in what is a boost to...

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UK boat arrivals continue

19 August 20220 comments

Almost 13,000 migrants have crossed the English Channel since the UK announced plans to send asylum seekers to Rwanda to...

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