March 2022 media

Australia to take in 16,500 more refugees from Afghanistan at cost of $666 million
(ABC News) March 30

Federal budget to fund 16,500 more places for Afghan refugees over four years after pressure on Coalition
(The Guardian) March 29

Why it took Australia nine years to accept New Zealand’s refugee deal
(The Guardian) March 29

Afghan refugee family builds community connections by hosting Neighbour Day dinner
(ABC News) March 28

Australians are opening their homes to Ukrainian refugees. This Sydney couple is among them
(SBS) March 27

Death of asylum seeker in Villawood detention centre to be investigated
(SBS) March 26

‘I was lost’: Kyiose faced homelessness after arriving in Australia from Myanmar – and he’s not alone
(The Guardian) March 26

Refugee calls for improved visa support after incredible journey from war-torn Sri Lanka to central west NSW
(ABC News) March 26

Behrouz Boochani says nine-year delay to refugee resettlement ‘a tragedy’ as Jacqui Lambie breaks silence
(SBS) March 25

Australia agrees 450 refugees can be resettled in New Zealand, nine years after deal first offered
(The Guardian) March 24

Jacqui Lambie’s secret deal with Scott Morrison to release refugees revealed
( March 24

Afghan asylum seeker family sue Australian government for taking too long to approve their visas
(ABC News) March 22

‘I was shaking. I was shocked’: A bittersweet release from immigration detention after nine years
(Sydney Morning Herald) March 13

Refugees released from Park Hotel and Melbourne, Brisbane centres have ‘bittersweet’ taste of freedom
(ABC News) March 13

Refugees released from Aust detention
(7 News) March 12

Nine detainees released from immigration detention at Melbourne’s Park Hotel
(SBS) March 12

Disappointing’ difference in Australia’s responses to those fleeing Afghanistan and Ukraine
(SBS) March 11

Australia grants more than 3,000 visas to Ukrainians fleeing war
(SBS) March 11

Afghans urge Australian government not to forget their plight amid Ukraine crisis
(SBS) March 9

Biloela family and community gather to mark fourth anniversary of immigration ordeal
(ABC News) March 6

Evacuees from Afghanistan handed seven-day deadline for visa applications
(SBS) March 5

‘I forgive but I won’t forget’: Mehdi and Adnan taste freedom, but not in Australia
(Sydney Morning Herald) March 4

Iranian refugee Mehdi Ali released after nine years in Australian immigration detention
(The Guardian) March 4

Australian Christian Lobby criticises Scott Morrison for saying Ukrainians at ‘top of pile’ for visas
(The Guardian) March 3

Ukrainians could arrive in Australia from this weekend with government issuing 1,000 visas
(ABC) March 3


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