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Latest news: Refugees

MARSS helps refugees and migrants resettle in the ACT

Sonia Di Mezza is the newly appointed interim CEO of Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services (MARSS) Australia.

ANU leads way in higher education for refugees

The ANU has created a new university consortium to help build pathways to higher education for refugees from around the world.

Parliament House protesters seek permanent visas for refugees

A protest vigil has been held for 12,000 refugees in limbo, with activists calling on the federal government to grant them permanent status.

From politician to refugee, Canberra GP helps Afghanis feel at home

When you think of refugees, you probably wouldn’t think of politicians. More like boat people, perhaps. Well, Dr Nilofar Ibrahimi was a member of parliament in Afghanistan for 12 years and a...

Italy adopts state of emergency over migrants

Italy's cabinet has announced a state of emergency on immigration following a "sharp rise" in flows across the Mediterranean, a statement says, in a move aimed at better management of migrant arrivals and repatriation facilities.

Parliament House protesters call for permanent visas for refugees

Refugee advocates have rallied outside Parliament House in Canberra calling on the federal government to provide more permanent visas.

Ukrainian mother and daughter find refuge with Canberran family

Patrons of St Paul's Ginninderra Anglican Church have opened their home and community to a Ukrainian mother and daughter, who were left refugees following the holiday from hell.

Canberrans urged to house Ukrainian refugees

Displaced Ukrainians have begun arriving on Australian soil, and Canberrans are being asked to welcome refugees into their own homes.

EU upping sanctions in Belarus border row

European Union foreign ministers are set to adopt a fresh package of sanctions against Belarus after more than a week of escalating tensions over migrants at the group's eastern border.

Clashes as Belarus migrants crowd Polish border

Migrants stranded inside Belarus have thrown rocks and branches at Polish border guards and used logs to try to break down a razor wire fence in new attempts to force their way into the European Union, authorities in Warsaw say.