Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Australia increasingly diverse, 2021 Census shows

28 June 20220 comments

Australia’s population has become larger and more culturally diverse over the past five years, according to data from the 2021 census.

The nation’s population increased by 2.2 million… Read Full Article

Journalists carry the torch of freedom

7 June 20220 comments

From a small news room and studio in suburban Melbourne a group of exiled Burmese journalists is beaming news, interviews, information as well as hope and encouragement… Read Full Article

Refugees, migrants vote in their first federal election

7 June 20220 comments

Around 378,000 newly minted Australian citizens voted in last month’s federal election – the most at any election in history.

And, according Australian Electoral Commission and Department of… Read Full Article

What does Albanese’s win mean for multicultural Australia?

7 June 20220 comments

The Labor Party’s win in the 2022 federal election is being welcomed by most multicultural groups and communities around the country.

More refugee places, a revamped immigration program… Read Full Article

Refugee numbers break through 100 million

23 May 20220 comments

The war in Ukraine and other conflicts across the globe have pushed the number of people fleeing war, violence and persecution to more than 100 million for… Read Full Article

Ukrainian sisters’ flight to freedom

3 May 20220 comments

Two Ukrainian sisters have found refuge in Australia after braving bombs and snipers in a desperate journey to safety.

Yevheniia Cherkasova, 24, and her sister Alexandra, 14, fled… Read Full Article

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Afghan community calls for international aid for quake victims

25 June 20220 comments

Afghans in Australia have called on the international community to step up humanitarian aid to the victims of the...

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Migration pact struck in the Americas

23 June 20220 comments

Twenty countries from the Americas, including the US, this month signed a historic declaration committing to help and...

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Australians supportive of refugees – survey

23 June 20220 comments

Australians are strongly in support of welcoming refugees in their communities, according to a new study. The research, by...

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English Channel arrivals are refugees – UN says

23 June 20220 comments

Most people arriving in the UK by small boats across the English Channel should be considered to be refugees, according...

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