Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Diverse communities missing out on gender violence support – study

6 June 20240 comments

Emerging refugee and migrant communities in Australia are being left behind when it comes to resources to tackle the scourge of gender-based violence, a survey of community… Read Full Article

Refugee’s epic journey to freedom

4 June 20240 comments

This month marks 50 years since the beginning of one 20th Century’s major refugee crises when large numbers of so called ‘boat people’ began to flee Indochina.

In… Read Full Article

Federal budget offers restrained relief

17 May 20240 comments

The 2024 federal budget will see Australia’s migration and refugee programs remain as significant parts of the nation’s political and economic lifeblood.

The migration program will see an… Read Full Article

Safe space created for Melbourne’s gig workers

1 May 20240 comments

They are the forgotten people of cities around the world – gig workers and delivery drivers who go about their difficult and often dangerous jobs with little… Read Full Article

Reflections on my homeland

18 April 20240 comments

I have been living permanently in Melbourne for the past 20 years and in 2023 my family and I decided to go back to Nepal for a… Read Full Article

Sun shines finally on Persian chef

18 April 20240 comments

Twelve years after he fled Iran in fear of his life Melbourne chef and humanitarian Hamed Allahyari can now call Australia his forever home.

As asylum seekers, Hamed… Read Full Article

Latest Articles

Social Media – Igniting Islamophobia and compromising cohesion – By Jalal Ahmadzai

23 April 20240 comments

Opinion by Jalal Ahmadzai – a former Afghan refugee who works in Marketing and Communications writes about the role of...

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Migrants susceptible to financial struggles in old age

18 April 20240 comments

Many migrants could face financial difficulty in older age, a new study has found. The study, by Canadian sociologist...

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Refugee burden not shared

18 April 20240 comments

A global index, run by the UN refugee agency UNHCR, that publicly ranks countries by how much they are doing...

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Japan raising its refugee intake

18 April 20240 comments

Japan granted refugee status to a record 303 people last year amid a tripling of applicants from the previous year....

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