This report is based on 188 interviews with people of refugee background who are eligible for citizenship after being in Australia for four years on a permanent humanitarian visa but have experienced considerable delays in the citizenship process.
This report was informed by consumer focus groups undertaken by the Refugee and Migrant Women’s Working Group to understand the specific needs of refugee and migrant women and families accessing maternity care.
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 report examines current knowledge about family violence against immigrant and refugee women. The report identifies key gaps in literature, particularly in connection to the ways immigration policies, structural disadvantage and location interact with immigrant and refugee women’s
The Humanitarian Settlement Services (HSS) and Complex Case Support (CCS) programmes are designed to support newly arrived eligible humanitarian entrants in becoming self-reliant, fully-functioning members of Australian society. The HSS programme provides early, practical support to c
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 presents the findings from the Geelong Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Youth Needs Assessment. The objectives of the project are: To provide young CALD refugees and asylum seekers an opportunity to have their voice heard and presented to key youth agencies, or
Young people from refugee backgrounds who had accessed mental health services were interviewed about their experiences of doing so in a research study by Foundation House. Suggested guidelines for mental health practitioners have been compiled based on the young people’s comment
Pediatric refugees are at an increased risk for growth and nutritional deficits. As more children are resettled to the United States, it is important to screen appropriately in order to identify any growth or nutritional issues. Resettled refugee children continue to be at risk for bo