Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Australia remains resilient in the face of COVID – Scanlon report

16 February 20210 comments

The latest Scanlon Foundation report on social cohesion in Australia has produced some surprisingly positive results in the face of the social and psychological impact of the… Read Full Article

Melbourne Burmese minorities fear coup will bring more suffering

16 February 20210 comments

Burmese minority communities in Melbourne say they are worried about the future of their compatriots at home in the wake of the Burmese military coup.

As the Burmese… Read Full Article

Melbourne Syrians supporting victims of war and COVID at home

29 January 20210 comments

Members of Melbourne’s Syrian community have launched a campaign to support the children of families in Syria who are falling into poverty and destitution as a result… Read Full Article

Human rights under siege – global report

28 January 20210 comments

The latest annual report on global human rights has called on the incoming Biden administration in the US to restore support for human rights and embed it… Read Full Article

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… Read Full Article

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,… Read Full Article

Latest Articles

November 2020

Exhibition covers 100 years of refugee experiences

26 November 20200 comments

A major new installation at London’s Imperial War Museum examines refugee experiences throughout history and ongoing...

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Australia’s diversity hit by COVID pandemic

26 November 20200 comments

The reduced numbers of migrants and international students entering Australia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic could...

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COVID fallout worse for disadvantaged – reports

25 November 20200 comments

Disadvantaged Victorians, including migrants, refugees and people from emerging communities, are twice as likely as other...

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Unilateral sanctions under the spotlight

21 November 20200 comments

Economic and trade sanctions imposed by the US and the west on adversary nations are denying ordinary people in these...

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