Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Art exhibition reveals hopes, dreams and passions of Syrian women

22 September 20220 comments

A stunning and deeply personal art exhibition by a group of Syrian women artists who fled the conflict in their homeland is on display in Melbourne’s CBD.

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Return to Syria – An emotional journey home

31 August 20220 comments

Former Syrian refugee Norma Medawar recently returned to her homeland for the first time since she left amid a devastating civil war in 2014

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Soccer team, a voice for Afghan women

31 August 20220 comments

Ron Barassi Reserve is a small community ground in Melbourne’s Docklands.

Flanked by the Bolte Bridge and North Wharf, it is the unlikely home ground of the Afghan… Read Full Article

Afghanistan in crisis after a year under the Taliban

29 August 20220 comments

A year after the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban regime, despite promises to the contrary, human rights and women’s rights have been wound back and the… Read Full Article

Refugee brothers’ epic journey to safety

24 August 20220 comments

Afghan refugee Zabiullah Waseq has overcome a significant physical disability, conflict in his homeland, forced displacement and a global pandemic to find peace, safety and the chance… Read Full Article

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

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WHO calls for action on refugee, migrant health

22 July 20220 comments

Millions of refugees and migrants across the world are experiencing poorer health outcomes than their host communities,...

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Britain’s Rwanda asylum plan under fire

20 July 20220 comments

Britain’s Home Office has been accused of “denying reality” by claiming that asylum seekers are “fine” with being...

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Ukrainian refugee want to return home – UNHCR survey

20 July 20220 comments

Most of the refugees who have fled Ukraine want to ultimately return home but around two-thirds expect to stay in...

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SBS’ Census Explorer probes Australia’s diversity

20 July 20220 comments

SBS has produced a fascinating interactive platform that explores data from the 2021 Census to delve into Australia’s...

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