Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Migrant numbers growing faster than world population – new data shows

1 October 20190 comments

The numbers of international migrants are now growing faster than the world population generally for the first time in history, according to new figures from the United…

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Refugee women doctors struggle to realise dreams

1 October 20190 comments

Abeer Ziada and Ann Shemiss’ close friendship was forged through their common experience as refugees fleeing a brutal conflict and their support for each other as they…

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From the Taliban to Tasmania – Afghan refugees find a home

6 September 20190 comments

Two Afghan brothers who escaped the Taliban, survived ruthless people smugglers and a perilous journey across a war-torn landscape have found peace and a welcoming community in…

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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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October 2019

Hundreds of refugee businesses launched

21 October 20190 comments

More than 300 businesses have been opened by refugees in Melbourne and Sydney in the past two years, new figures...

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Solving the global refugee crisis

21 October 20190 comments

Economist Michael Kremer was named recently as one of three winners of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. He...

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40 years of Australian multiculturalism

21 October 20190 comments

Multiculturalism in Australia was forged by people of vision on both sides of the political spectrum, it has survived...

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Sport needs to be more inclusive says ex-Socceroo captain

21 October 20190 comments

In an increasingly polarised and conflict-wracked world, sport had a great power to united people, according to former...

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