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

Latest Articles

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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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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