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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Refugee Awards celebrate refugees’, asylum seekers’ contributions

20 July 20220 comments

The achievements of some of Victoria’s most inspirational refugees were celebrated at the recent Victoria Refugee Awards....

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New racism campaign sparked by Collingwood scandal

20 July 20220 comments

The Australian Human Rights Commission has rebooted its anti-racism campaign targeting people who have never experienced...

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US border with Mexico becomes deadliest migrant corridor

18 July 20220 comments

The border crossing between the US and Mexico has become the deadliest migration route in the world, according to a...

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Global population to peak in 2080 – UN report

18 July 20220 comments

The global population will reach eight billion people later this year and continue to rise for the next six decades,...

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