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Volunteering helps new arrivals develop a sense of belonging in Australia

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 29th May 2019 -  Australia’s refugee and migrant communities are embracing volunteering as a way to combat feelings of isolation, despite many organisations lacking the resources to offer suitable

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Fighting the Barriers of Migrant Employment

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th February 2019 -  Tina Kuek is the founder of Kazi Victoria, an organisation helping people of migrant and refugee backgrounds navigate the job market and find meaningful employment. She’s this week

Community Groups Slam Government’s Medical Review Panel Proposal

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th February 2019 -  Refugee advocates have slammed a government proposal for an independent medical review panel to oversee transfers of asylum seekers, concerned it would still give bureaucrats

Australia’s 2018 Human Rights Performance Slammed

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th January 2019 -  The Australian government’s human rights approach to refugees, Indigenous people and those with disability has been slammed by an annual review, which warns that Australia is at

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Empowering Refugee and Migrant Children in Australia

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th June 2018 -  Alice Wojcik is the CEO and founder of the Refugee Migrant Children Centre (RMCC), a charity helping to empower refugee and migrant children to create their own opportunities. She

Migrant and Refugee Students Struggle to Find Work in Australia

Luke Michael, Friday, 24th November 2017 -  Migrant and refugee students are almost 25 per cent less likely to find full-time employment after graduation compared to Australian-born students, according to new research.

Three Charts On: Job Prospects for Refugees in Australia

Contributor, Monday, 6th November 2017 -  The Building a New Life in Australia study shines a light on what jobs refugees can get, says Pilar Rioseco and John De Maio from the Australian Institute of Family Studies in this article

Manus Island Closure Putting Refugees At Risk of Violence Says Advocates

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 31st October 2017 -  Refugee advocates have slammed the government’s handling of the Manus Island detention centre closure, accusing the government of breaching human rights and putting detainees

New Alliance Amplifies Voice of Migrant and Refugee Women

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 12th October 2017 -  Issues affecting refugee and migrant women are set to be championed by a new national women’s alliance being backed by not for profits from across Australia. The Harmony Alliance:

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A Recipe for Employment

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th October 2017 -  Scarf is doing more than dining, writes Wendy Williams in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. Hospitality can transform lives. That is the premise behind Melbourne social

Sector Rallies Over Asylum Seeker Welfare Crackdown

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 29th August 2017 -  The social sector has rallied behind refugees and asylum seekers in the wake of the Australian government’s decision to strip up to 400 Australian-based asylum seekers of welfare…

Blueprint for Australia’s Response to Global Refugee Crisis

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  More than 42,000 Australians have backed a blueprint on how Australia should best respond to the global refugee crisis as “shocking” new figures reveal 20 people are displaced every…
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