This report examines relations between parents and adolescents in newly-arrived refugee and migrant communities in Victoria as they negotiate the challenges of migration, settlement and integration. Click the button below to read the report.
This paper focuses on the treatment of asylum seekers who arrived in Australia by boat, including the denial of permanent residency to those found to be refugees; the limited opportunities for family reunion available to refugee and humanitarian entrants; and the negative public and p
The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) has produced a short report outlining the opportunities and challenges of refugee and migrant settlement in rural and regional Australia. Drawing on the case studies of Karen refugee settlement in Nhill, the settlemen
This case study contributes to the discussion on rural and regional settlement by providing community perspectives on how access to government services and community attitudes impact new and emerging communities’ economic participation, social integration, sense of belonging, and sett
This report is the product of a collaboration between AMES and Deloitte Access Economics. Since early 2010, approximately 160 Karen refugees have resettled in Nhill, a small town in north western Victoria. The report provides new and important insights into the economic and social val
This report, developed as a three-year project between members of the Karen community, Gambler’s Help Western, the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health and HealthWest Partnership, explores the strengths, opportunities and challenges for the Karen community settling in the we
The Refugee Council of Australia (RCoA) produced this bibliography of Australian-based research and data on refugee settlement in rural and regional areas in October 2011. It outlines current trends and a great deal of the research is Victoria-based.