Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector

Reflections on my homeland

18 April 20240 comments

I have been living permanently in Melbourne for the past 20 years and in 2023 my family and I decided to go back to Nepal for a… Read Full Article

Sun shines finally on Persian chef

18 April 20240 comments

Twelve years after he fled Iran in fear of his life Melbourne chef and humanitarian Hamed Allahyari can now call Australia his forever home.

As asylum seekers, Hamed… Read Full Article

Gift of food and friendship helping families settle in Mildura

14 March 20240 comments

An innovative new project is connecting Congolese and Burundian families newly arrived in Mildura with members of the existing local communities.

Set up by Jules Kangeta, a Case… Read Full Article

Community leader and volunteer is ‘Woman of Impact’

8 March 20240 comments

A Syrian refugee who overcame war, persecution and displacement to become a key leader and bulwark of her community is the inaugural ‘AMES Australia Woman of Impact’.

Norma… Read Full Article

Ukrainian treasures go on show in Melbourne

8 March 20240 comments

A stunning and poignant exhibition of Ukrainian art and craft opens in Melbourne this month showcasing thousands of years of the culture and traditions of the war-ravaged… Read Full Article

Newly arrived communities hit harder by cost of living pressure – study

1 March 20240 comments

Emerging refugee and migrant communities in Australia appear to be suffering greater cost of living stress than the broader community, a survey of community leaders has found. 

A… Read Full Article

Latest Articles

New Zealand slashing migration

18 April 20240 comments

New Zealand’s government is making drastic changes to its immigration system to reduce the numbers of migrants arriving....

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A third of missing migrants unidentified – IOM

18 April 20240 comments

Some alarming trends in migrant deaths and disappearances have emerged over the past decade, a new report reveals. To...

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Remembering the Rwanda genocide – 30 years on

18 April 20240 comments

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda that saw almost a million people, mostly Tutsis,...

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EU’s revamped asylum system under fire over human rights

15 April 20240 comments

The European Union parliament has passed tough new changes to its migration and asylum laws that migrant advocates saying...

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