Refugees and migrants come to Australia with a wealth of skills, experience and aspirations. They are committed to pursuing employment as a means of ensuring economic security and contributing to their new home. However, they face multiple barriers in applying their skills and experi
The second edition of this report provides an update on legal and policy developments related to refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia since 2013. The report is not intended to address all the issues facing refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia. Instead, it focuses
Updated in January 2017, this quick guide includes humanitarian entrant estimates between 1947–48 and 1976–77 and statistics on Humanitarian Program visa grants – both offshore and onshore – from 1977–78 to 2015-16.
This issue explores the challenges experienced by refugee families resettling in Australia; the informal and formal supports they access and barriers to these supports; the characteristics of supportive services and implications for policy and practice.
This report presents the voices and recommendations of 555 young people from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds, detailing their concerns, how they were able to settle into a new country, and what they think should be improved.
This report summarises the major initiatives commenced or due to commence across the Victorian Government and major government agencies during the first two years of the health and wellbeing plan (until 2017).