Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Australian Afghans fear US withdrawal will trigger civil war

30 April 20210 comments

Afghan minority communities in Australia fear a bloodbath when US-led coalition troops pull out of Afghanistan after almost two decades of fighting a deadly war against a… Read Full Article

Noor’s image touches the world

30 April 20210 comments

The poignantly piercing image of a young Rohingya girl that has gone viral on social media and the internet is becoming a symbol of the increasingly desperate… Read Full Article

Artist’s passion survives war and displacement

30 April 20210 comments

A refugee artist whose passion for his work was almost extinguished by decades of war is rekindling his lifetime love affair with art after settling in Melbourne

Iraqi… Read Full Article

One man’s mission to help the Burmese people

1 April 20210 comments

A migrant from Burma now living in Melbourne has launched a one man campaign to raise awareness about the human rights crisis in his homeland that was… Read Full Article

Shot at, forced to flee but still smiling

1 April 20210 comments

A refugee family who were targeted by the Burmese military and spent two decades in a refugee camp are finally rebuilding their lives in Melbourne.

Karenni couple Bo… Read Full Article

Refugees’ epic journeys to freedom across the ‘roof of the world’

1 April 20210 comments

Tibetan refugees Palden and Tashi Tensing made perilous month-long treks over the highest mountains in the world to find new lives in peace and safety.

On their separate… Read Full Article

Latest Articles

Scanlon essay – migrants driving Australia’s small business sector

27 April 20210 comments

A new essay from the Scanlon Institute looks at the how migrant run small businesses are vital contributors to...

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News from AMES Australia

27 April 20210 comments

Skills minister launches AMES digital literacy program Victoria’s Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney...

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Skilled migrants key to economic recovery – study

26 April 20210 comments

Australia faces significant economic harm, including a worsening budget deficit position, if skilled migrant numbers are...

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Central Mediterranean migrant route claims more lives

26 April 20210 comments

The United Nations refugee agency and aid organisations have called for action to stop an increasing number of migrants...

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