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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Afghan community calls for international aid for quake victims

25 June 20220 comments

Afghans in Australia have called on the international community to step up humanitarian aid to the victims of the...

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Migration pact struck in the Americas

23 June 20220 comments

Twenty countries from the Americas, including the US, this month signed a historic declaration committing to help and...

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Australians supportive of refugees – survey

23 June 20220 comments

Australians are strongly in support of welcoming refugees in their communities, according to a new study. The research, by...

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English Channel arrivals are refugees – UN says

23 June 20220 comments

Most people arriving in the UK by small boats across the English Channel should be considered to be refugees, according...

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