Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Victorians step up to support Afghan refugees

7 October 20210 comments

Victorian businesses, community groups and individuals have come out in droves to support newly arrived Afghan refugees who were evacuated from Kabul last month with offers clothing,… Read Full Article

Afghan family’s incredible journey celebrated in emotional reunion

7 October 20210 comments

Afghani women ‘Amina’* is an unlikely superhero.

The diminutive, bespectacled Hazara woman brought her three children out of Afghanistan and to safety in Australia despite not having complete… Read Full Article

‘The game of their lives’ – how the Afghan women’s soccer team lived to play again

7 October 20210 comments

The Afghan women’s soccer team should currently be competing in Asian Cup qualifiers taking on other national teams from Central Asia and the Middle East.

Instead, they have… Read Full Article

Refugee’s courageous journey to safety

2 September 20210 comments

On her epic refugee journey Iraqi woman Wafaa Razooqi has twice beaten cancer, endured the death of her husband and survived the invasion of her home town… Read Full Article

Refugee realising his entrepreneurial dream

1 September 20210 comments

The Baghdad Supermarket in Craigieburn offers ten varieties of coffee among the cornucopia of mostly Middle Eastern and Mediterranean foods and produce on offer.

Owner Bashar Audish will… Read Full Article

Afghan community calls on Australia to rescue refugees from Taliban

17 August 20210 comments

Australia’s Afghan community has called on the federal government to immediately offer humanitarian visas to 20,000 refugees from vulnerable groups in Afghanistan, including women and minorities. 

Thousands of… Read Full Article

Latest Articles

‘Blood in the water’ – dramatic moment in Australia’s migration history

1 September 20210 comments

The recent Olympics in Tokyo brought back memories of one of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Australia’s...

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Refugee family supported to navigate disability services

1 September 20210 comments

A refugee family with three children with disabilities have been supported to settle in Melbourne after a rocky start to...

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Afghan refugees may benefit from Syrian settlement study

27 August 20210 comments

Refugees from Syria and Iraq are not being fully utilised in the Australian labour market and very few have got...

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Time to rethink the Refugee Convention

27 August 20211 comment

Former UK Foreign Secretary and leading humanitarian David Miliband has called for a rethinking of the 1951 Refugee...

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