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

Biden administration to makeover US immigration policy

12 November 20200 comments

The administration of US President elect Joe Biden is set to reverse many his predecessor’s immigration policies, experts...

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UN’s Triggs hits out at nations denying asylum under the guise of COVID

12 November 20200 comments

United Nations refugee protection chief and former Australian Human Rights Commission Gillian Triggs has hit out at nations...

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New report reveals countries most welcoming to refugees

11 November 20200 comments

Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey have received the most refugees over the past decade, according to new data from the...

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Successful migration programs at risk – OECD report

11 November 20200 comments

Gains in the improvement of the integration of immigrants in host countries across the globe over the past decade have...

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