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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Freedom Map exposes the rise of authoritarianism

18 July 20220 comments

A fascinating new interactive map paints a disturbing picture of freedom and human rights in retreat across the globe....

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Scammers increasingly targeting CALD communities

18 July 20220 comments

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a warning about scams that are targeting people from...

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Survey finds migrants, refugees embracing the electoral process

5 July 20220 comments

Refugees and migrants are overwhelmingly embracing Australia’s electoral process and were keen to vote in May’s federal...

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US’ ‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum policy axed

5 July 20220 comments

The US Supreme Court gas given the Biden administration the go-ahead to scrap the much-reviled ‘Remain in Mexico’...

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