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Refugee resettlement adds $40m to struggling Victorian town’s economy (SBS)

24 April 20150 comments

Refugee resettlement has created 70 full-time jobs and added $40 million to a struggling rural Victorian town’s economy, a new study shows.

Since early 2010, about 170 Karen refugees from Myanmar (Burma) have resettled at Nhill in western Victoria’s wheatbelt, with the majority taking up work with poultry producer Luv-a-Duck which has been able to expand its operations.

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