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Digging the Aussie life

The remarkable journeys of two Brimbank men have become intertwined on the Metro Tunnel. Fares Haddad and Meseret Bogale are from refugee/asylum seeker backgrounds and...

Doctor’s plea to find work

Iraqi refugee Aseel Yako has worked in some of the most confronting, pressure-filled conditions a doctor can face, but he can’t find employment in...

A little ray of Sunshine

Two South Sudanese refugees are hoping their positive story will go a long way to smashing negative stereotypes. Kastro Chol-Mengistu and his boyhood friend Stephen...

Small step to make big difference

A Sunshine charity is determined to raise $18,000 so it can bolster its work in helping children. The Refugee Migrant Children Centre has been working...

Support group calls for help

A St Albans-based learning support organisation that helps students from migrant or refugee backgrounds is in need of aid. Edmund Rice Community & Refugee Services,...

Program to help newly arrived refugees navigate health system

Newly arrived refugees will get a better understanding of Australia’s health system and the services they can access thanks to a new program starting...

African lawyer slams Dutton’s refugee comments

A Sunshine lawyer from South Sudan has described Federal Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s comments about illiterate refugees taking Australian jobs as “racially based and...

Musical gift for refugee children

An upcoming music recital will raise money to help teach Braybrook refugee children piano. The Piano Project, which sponsors piano lessons for refugee children and...

Council should help rehouse Syrians: Kairouz

Brimbank council, local health and social welfare agencies and community groups should start thinking about how they can help refugees escaping Syria, Kororoit MP...

AFL crosses cultures

More than 200 new arrivals to Australia pitted their skills against some of AFL football’s best last week to get a hang of our...

Students and migrants not lost in translation

A new guide to help schools engage with students and parents from migrant and refugee backgrounds was launched last week. The desktop guide was a...

Refugees slip through mental-health cracks

Refugees and asylum seekers are slipping through mental health cracks despite reporting higher than average mental health issues, according to HealthWest. The Integrated Mental Health...

Vietnamese refugees welcome, 40 years on

Energetic, innovative and contributing enormously to the cultural growth of this nation was how then-prime minister Malcolm Fraser described Australia’s Vietnamese community. Forty years since...

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Tests to be distributed

Rapid Antigen Tests will be distributed to key workforces from today as part of the state government's roll out. The government announced on Sunday it...

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