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

October 2020

Pandemic fuels violence against African women

26 October 20200 comments

Displaced and refugee women and girls in Africa are suffering increases in domestic and sexual violence during the COVID-19...

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Refugees, migrants victims of decline in democracy

20 October 20200 comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a crisis for democracy and human rights around the world and minority groups and...

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Americans becoming more accepting of diversity – research

15 October 20200 comments

Americans are becoming more ethnically diverse and more positive about diversity, according to new data from the Pew...

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Awards honor refugee activists

15 October 20200 comments

A Colombian human rights activist helping young people recover from sexual violence and exploitation is this year’s UNHCR...

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