Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Victoria set for significant population growth

5 August 20190 comments

The number of households in Victoria will almost double from 2.4 to 4.6 million from but households will be smaller; the overall population will increase from 6.5…

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Refugee’s long journey to safety

5 August 20190 comments

When Celian Kidega fled South Sudan at just 17, he was setting off with his classmates on a long and hazardous journey on foot through jungle, war…

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Syrian, Iraqi refugees feel safe, welcome and happy – survey

26 June 20190 comments

Refugees who have come to Australia as a result of the conflict in Syria and Iraq are overwhelmingly happy, and feel safe and welcome, according to the…

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Multicultural leaders hail Adam Goodes documentary

21 June 20190 comments

The controversial new documentary ‘The Final Quarter’ that charts AFL player Adam Goodes’ battle with racism has been commended by leaders within Victoria’s multicultural communities…

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Global refugee numbers hit 70 million

19 June 20190 comments

The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict has soared above 70 million, the highest level ever recorded, according to the UN’s refugee agency…

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Refugee’s long journey from fear and despair

3 June 20191 comment
A fifteen-year roller coaster ride of soaring hope and crushing despair has characterised the life of Iraqi refugee Ammar Al-Taie.

The 32-year-old dentist survived the invasion of his homeland by…

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ABS data shows inner city migrant boom

5 August 20190 comments

Migrants and international students are largely responsible for a population boom in the inner city areas of Australia’s...

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Understanding the changes to Australian migration regulations

5 August 20190 comments

The Australian government has announced a variety of changes to the regulations surrounding migration in 2019, leaving many...

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Fatima’s journey

22 July 20192 comments

For Pakistani migrant Fatima Ali, gaining her Aged Care qualification here in Australia has meant regaining her former...

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Dementia awareness in CALD communities

18 July 20190 comments

Awareness about dementia is becoming an issue among diverse communities as Australia’s population becomes both older and...

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