Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Signs of social cohesion under siege – Scanlon Report

16 November 20230 comments

Australia’s cost-of-living crisis, uncertainty about the economy and growing concerns about global conflicts are eating away at Australia’s much-valued high levels of social cohesion, a new research… Read Full Article

Palestinians going through hell – in Gaza and abroad

2 November 20230 comments

“You wake up each morning not knowing if you will hear good news or bad news – or thinking are you going to be able to get… Read Full Article

The Gaza conflict – how we got here

2 November 20231 comment

More than 1400 Israeli civilians were killed when the Palestinian militant group Hamas launched an unprecedented brutal assault on Israel on October 7, with hundreds of gunmen… Read Full Article

Local Syrians fear for family, friends trapped in Iraq

2 November 20230 comments

Melbourne’s Syrian community holds grave fears for family and friends trapped in the Iraqi city of Erbil.

After at first being welcomed and supported by the local population,… Read Full Article

Young refugee soccer star making his mark

2 November 20230 comments

When Aaron Reyes’ older brother was shot and killed as a bystander in an armed hold up, his family decided it was time to leave their home… Read Full Article

Afghan family reunited after decade-long ordeal

5 October 20230 comments

An Afghan refugee living in Melbourne has been reunited with members of his family he has not seen for more than nine years.

Dr Abdulatif Stanikzai, who fled… Read Full Article

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June 2023

The Global Displacement Crisis

27 June 20230 comments

A record 110 million people are now displaced across the globe thanks to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, conflicts in...

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July 2022

2022 Refugee Week | Operation Open Arms – welcoming Afghan evacuees

5 July 20220 comments

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March 2022

AMES Australia 70 Years of Welcome

4 March 20220 comments

For seven decades, AMES Australia has been supporting newly arrived refugees and migrants settling in Australia, helping to...

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December 2021

Batoor: A Refugee Journey (Trailer)

3 December 20210 comments

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