Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Better harnessing migrants’ skills could add $10billion to Australia’s economy

28 June 20240 comments

Better utilising the skills and experience migrant and refugees bring with them could benefit Australia’s economy by as much as $10 billion over five years, according to… Read Full Article

Taking on Southeast Asia’s scam gangs

28 June 20240 comments

For almost ten years, Saw Thura* has been one of a loose band of people and agencies fighting to expose a little-known but growing human rights crisis… Read Full Article

Refugee Week marked as displaced numbers hit 120 million

18 June 20240 comments

Continuing conflicts in Gaza and Sudan have seen a record-breaking 120 million people forced to flee their homes by war, violence and persecution.

The number represents the 12th… Read Full Article

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

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Bold colours, mysterious imagery on show in migrant artist’s work

8 May 20240 comments

A stunning exhibition of paintings by Chinese-Australian artist Pei Wang, which range from vibrant still life to...

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State budget ‘steady as she goes’

8 May 20240 comments

The 2024-25 Victoria budget treads a tricky path between reining in debt, promoting economic growth and providing relief on...

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Film explores what happens when refugees arrive in a struggling UK community

2 May 20240 comments

Legendary UK filmmaker Ken Loach’s apparently final film is the story of what happens when a group of Syrian refugees...

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Multicultural health revamp urged in new report

2 May 20240 comments

A National Multicultural Health Framework at the federal level, and multicultural health strategies at the state and...

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