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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UK Tory leadership rivals in race to the bottom on refugee policy

26 July 20220 comments

Both contenders to be the UK’s next Prime Minister have vowed to toughen controls on immigration and both have backed...

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UN group calls out racism in South Africa

22 July 20220 comments

Rising xenophobia, racism and hate speech in South Africa that is aimed at migrants, refugees, asylum seekers has drawn...

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Second wave of Russians fleeing Putin’s war

22 July 20220 comments

A ‘second wave’ of Russians is fleeing President Vladimir Putin’s regime and his war in Ukraine, reports from Europe...

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Migrants have trust in Australian politics but struggle to engage – study

22 July 20220 comments

Newly arrived migrants and refugees have higher levels of trust in government and politics than Australian-born people but...

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