Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

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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Multicultural leaders hail Adam Goodes documentary

21 June 20190 comments

The controversial new documentary ‘The Final Quarter’ that charts AFL player Adam Goodes’ battle with racism has been commended by leaders within Victoria’s multicultural communities…

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Global refugee numbers hit 70 million

19 June 20190 comments

The number of people fleeing war, persecution and conflict has soared above 70 million, the highest level ever recorded, according to the UN’s refugee agency…

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Refugee’s long journey from fear and despair

3 June 20190 comments
A fifteen-year roller coaster ride of soaring hope and crushing despair has characterised the life of Iraqi refugee Ammar Al-Taie.

The 32-year-old dentist survived the invasion of his homeland by…

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Food and family – a refugee’s salvation

31 May 20190 comments
After being forced to leave behind an affluent and successful life in Pakistan, refugee Alia Sultana has rebuilt her life through her passion for food and her knack for…
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Refugees voting in their first federal election

17 May 20190 comments
Around 250,000 newly minted Australian citizens will vote in tomorrow’s federal election – the most at any election in history.

And, according to Australian Electoral Commission and Department of Social…

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Sound Bite

June 2019

Interview with Ayman Islam

7 June 20190 comments

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May 2019

Refugee votes for the first time

23 May 20190 comments

Ekhlas Franso, along with her two sisters escaped terror attacks on the streets of Baghdad, and survived seven years as...

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November 2018

Hard work and humour

19 November 20180 comments

After fleeing Burma’s draconian military government and finding refuge in Australia, migrant Hector De Santos has paid...

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July 2017

A refugee tale of two cities

31 July 20170 comments

Karen refugees Hsar and Isaac grew up in the same camp on the Thai-Burma border. Their friendship has continued through...

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