Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Ukrainian sisters’ flight to freedom

3 May 20220 comments

Two Ukrainian sisters have found refuge in Australia after braving bombs and snipers in a desperate journey to safety.

Yevheniia Cherkasova, 24, and her sister Alexandra, 14, fled… Read Full Article

Escaping Ukraine’s killing fields

3 May 20220 comments

Anastasiia Kozinaz fled Ukraine’s killing fields for the sake of her two boys, leaving behind her husband, her family and everything she had known.

Anastasia’s house was just… Read Full Article

Amin’s dream to green Afghanistan

3 May 20220 comments

Afghan refugee Amin Niazai had a dream to turn the deserts of his country green, creating food sources, jobs and sustainable ecosystems.

Amin, who has a doctorate in… Read Full Article

Afghan evacuee families being reunited

31 March 20220 comments

Dozens of Afghan families are being reunited in Australia following months of separation caused by the return of the Taliban regime in their homeland.

In recent weeks the… Read Full Article

Afghan photojournalist tells how he became the story

31 March 20220 comments

For twenty years Omar Sobhani covered war and social transformation in Afghanistan as a photojournalist working for Reuters; recording the human cost of armed struggle as well… Read Full Article

Neighbours step up to support Afghan evacuee family

31 March 20220 comments

When Afghan evacuee ‘Abdul’ and his family moved into his first Australian home in a quiet street in Glenroy, in Melbourne’s north, he was not expecting the… Read Full Article

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Syrian refugees to be sent home from Turkey

13 May 20220 comments

Turkey has said it will send a million Syrian refugees back to their war-ravaged homeland, as their presence emerges as...

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Victorian budget aimed at pandemic recovery

6 May 20220 comments

The Victorian state budget has unleashed a significant raft of spending aimed at generating the economic growth needed to...

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Election 2022 – How the parties compare on migration and refugees

3 May 20220 comments

There are similarities but also key points of difference between the Coalition and Labor policies on migration and the...

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COVID hits Australia’s migrant population – ABS data

3 May 20220 comments

Australia’s overseas born population has shrunk for the first time in decades because of the COVID-19 pandemic, new data...

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