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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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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Global remittances bounce back after COVID – World Bank

5 July 20220 comments

Global remittance flows, or money sent home by emigrants living overseas, are expected to increase by 4.2 percent this...

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Numbers of children, women refugees rising – report

3 July 20220 comments

An analysis of the recent UNHCR Global Trends Report has thrown up five key points that illustrate how global forced...

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