Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

From war to Wodonga – a refugee family’s journey

2 August 20220 comments

A Ukrainian family who fled the war in their homeland have found sanctuary and the chance of a new life in Wodonga thanks to the generosity of… Read Full Article

The Aussie supporting refugees on the Ukraine border

2 August 20220 comments

Stella Liptak has spent four months on the Ukraine-Hungary border volunteering to support desperate and vulnerable refugees fleeing Russia’s brutal invasion of their homeland.

The Australian humanitarian support… Read Full Article

Refugee tech entrepreneur giving back

2 August 20220 comments

Balendran Thavarajah arrived in Australia in 2000 penniless and unable to speak English. Twenty-two years on, he is a successful tech entrepreneur who has founded multiple companies… Read Full Article

Refugee couple seizing opportunities

5 July 20220 comments

Afghan refugee Sayed Burhani has wasted no time in starting his settlement journey in Australia.

Six months after arriving in Melbourne, he has a… Read Full Article

Refugee family find peace, security

5 July 20220 comments

Last month Syrian refugee Yousif Kawerma and his family moved into a new home in Melbourne’s north and he started a new job as an… Read Full Article

Four years on, refugee families thriving, survey finds

5 July 20220 comments

Refugee families from the Syria-Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have achieved significant settlement, employment and social outcomes four to five years after arriving Australia, new research… Read Full Article

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Yemen now the world’s worst humanitarian crisis

28 July 20220 comments

Seven years after the war in Yemen began, it is set to be declared by the UN as the world’s...

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Rohingya photos probe the refugee experience

28 July 20220 comments

A new virtual photo exhibition explores the plight and resilience of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in the...

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Olympian’s story raises awareness of human trafficking

28 July 20220 comments

When Mo Farah, a four-time Olympic gold medal athlete, revealed recently that he had been trafficked into the UK as...

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Chinese not buying Xi’s dream as asylum numbers soar

28 July 20220 comments

The number of Chinese people seeking asylum outside their country has grown steadily over the 12 years that Xi Jinping...

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