Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Australia increasingly diverse, 2021 Census shows

28 June 20220 comments

Australia’s population has become larger and more culturally diverse over the past five years, according to data from the 2021 census.

The nation’s population increased by 2.2 million… Read Full Article

Journalists carry the torch of freedom

7 June 20220 comments

From a small news room and studio in suburban Melbourne a group of exiled Burmese journalists is beaming news, interviews, information as well as hope and encouragement… Read Full Article

Refugees, migrants vote in their first federal election

7 June 20220 comments

Around 378,000 newly minted Australian citizens voted in last month’s federal election – the most at any election in history.

And, according Australian Electoral Commission and Department of… Read Full Article

What does Albanese’s win mean for multicultural Australia?

7 June 20220 comments

The Labor Party’s win in the 2022 federal election is being welcomed by most multicultural groups and communities around the country.

More refugee places, a revamped immigration program… Read Full Article

Refugee numbers break through 100 million

23 May 20220 comments

The war in Ukraine and other conflicts across the globe have pushed the number of people fleeing war, violence and persecution to more than 100 million for… Read Full Article

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

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The ten humanitarian crises being overshadowed by Ukraine

3 May 20220 comments

With much of the global media’s attention focused on the conflict in Ukraine, there is a danger that other...

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Migrant bus plan backfires on Texas governor

3 May 20220 comments

A plan by the Governor of Texas to embarrass President Biden by bussing migrants from the US’ southwest border to...

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Human displacement soaring in Ukraine – UN

3 May 20220 comments

The UN’s refugee agency UNHCR says it expects more than eight million people to flee Ukraine this year, more than...

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Catholic Church calls for more refugee visas

27 April 20220 comments

Australia’s Catholic bishops have called on the federal government to provide humanitarian visas for an extra 20,000...

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