Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Refugees, migrants optimistic about COVID recovery – survey

23 December 20200 comments

Newly arrived refugees and migrants are now feeling safer and more confident that the worst of then COVID-19 pandemic is over in Australia but they report being…

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Opportunity and a new life for refugee family

23 December 20200 comments

Bushra Mansour and her family are what successful refugee settlement in Australia looks like.

Four years after arriving in Australia, the family has bought a house in Craigieburn,…

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2020 in retrospect – a defining year

23 December 20200 comments

It’s become a cliché, but 2020 was a year like no other.

As the fireworks went off at midnight to kick off a new year and new decade,…

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Multicultural communities show resilience through pandemic

1 December 20200 comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the resilience, agility and togetherness of Australia’s diverse communities, according to some of the nation’s multicultural leaders.

But it has also exposed latent…

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Hospitals and hand grenades: A refugee doctor’s journey from hell

1 December 20200 comments

Afghan trauma surgeon Abdullatif Stanikzai’s life changed forever the day three wounded Taliban fighters were brought into his Kabul hospital.

The men had been shot and captured in…

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State budget to fund an inclusive recovery

25 November 20200 comments

Victoria’s 2020-21 budget amounts to the largest investment in the state’s diversity and multiculturalism in history.

Massive job creation spending, a public housing building program and a skills…

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Latest Articles

January 2021

Americans divided over racial justice, immigration and COVID – study finds

22 January 20210 comments

Americans are more dived than ever on issues around migration, racial justice and international engagement, according to a...

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Calls for migrants, refugees to be included in vaccination programs

19 January 20210 comments

Governments around the globe should not forget migrants and refugees as the battle against COVID-19 enters the vaccination...

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UN a step closer to recognising climate refugees

19 January 20210 comments

The United Nations has moved a step closer to affording refugee status to people displaced from their homes because of...

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Urban migration seeing a reversal in US

19 January 20210 comments

A steady stream of migrants is leaving the US’ heavily populated north-eastern states for the nation’s western and...

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