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

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Migrants more likely to be homeless – reports

17 August 20210 comments

A raft of new reports has exposed the extent of homelessness among diverse communities. The last ABS Census estimate...

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Refugee vaccine programs hit turbulence

17 August 20210 comments

Refugees are slipping down the queues to get COVID-19 vaccines in many countries, according to new data from the UN...

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Increasing numbers of Chinese seeking asylum

11 August 20210 comments

Increasing numbers of Chinese are fleeing their homeland and seeking asylum overseas, according to new data from the UN’s...

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Seeking asylum at the Olympics

11 August 20210 comments

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is the latest athlete to seek asylum and protection while competing at an...

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