Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

From the Taliban to Tasmania – Afghan refugees find a home

6 September 20190 comments

Two Afghan brothers who escaped the Taliban, survived ruthless people smugglers and a perilous journey across a war-torn landscape have found peace and a welcoming community in…

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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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EC under for over anti-migrant job title

16 September 20190 comments

The European Commission has faced a storm of criticism for creating the position of a vice president responsible for...

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Migration levels dropping and could plunge further

16 September 20190 comments

Australia’s permanent migration intake has dropped to 160,000 – the lowest level in a decade, according to newly...

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Climate change means conflict and migration – UN expert

16 September 20190 comments

Large areas of land across Africa to the Middle East are being left unusable by climate shifts and human pressures...

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Rohingya refugees face communication bans

16 September 20190 comments

Up to a million stateless Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh are facing increasingly precarious...

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