Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

A town’s worth of Afghan evacuees settled in Victoria

17 December 20210 comments

Afghan refugee evacuees equivalent to the population of a medium-sized Victorian town have been supported to settle in Victoria since the Taliban seized control of the beleaguered… Read Full Article

Afghan evacuee Jalal Ahmadzai writes about how hope endures despite the fact that the Taliban’s seizure of power has left the dreams of an entire generation in tatters

17 December 20210 comments

Abrupt change, uncertainty and the unknown often strike fear into the hearts of humans. When events take a turn for the worse at a time when one… Read Full Article

Refugees’ book tells of Afghanistan’s tragedy

17 December 20210 comments

A recently arrived Afghan evacuee couple is writing a book on his experiences as the Taliban took control of the capital Kabul and he was forced to… Read Full Article

Human displacement soared as borders slammed shut – UN report

3 December 20210 comments

The world has seen a dramatic increase in internal displacement due to disasters, conflict, persecution and violence at a time when global mobility has been almost completely… Read Full Article

Evacuated Afghan refugees feel safe and welcome – survey

2 December 20210 comments

Afghan refugees evacuated to Australia amid the Taliban’s takeover of their homeland overwhelmingly feel safe, supported and optimistic about their futures, a new survey has found.

But they… Read Full Article

Afghan family’s double ‘miracle’

2 December 20210 comments

For Afghan refugee Atefa Ibrahimi, arriving in Australia has been a double miracle.

The first piece of fortune was being able to get her family into Kabul’s airport… Read Full Article

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Global battle for skilled migrants underway

1 December 20210 comments

As the global economy recovers from the COVId-19 pandemic, Australia faces an international battle to attract the skilled...

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Ceres of the South East

1 December 20210 comments

Migrant and refugee settlement agency AMES Australia has received funding from the Victorian Government to create a new...

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Little progress on climate migration

1 December 20210 comments

More than 200 million people are likely to migrate over the next three decades because of extreme weather events or...

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UK’s bitter mix of migration and politics

1 December 20210 comments

The deaths by drowning of 27 migrants attempting to reach the UK in a small boat has dramatically underscored the...

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