Media reports about refugees and asylum seekers
Please note: some of the older links to news stories may be broken.
February 2022 media
Rural Australians for Refugees are ramping up activity as election season approaches (The Area News) Feb 28 Australia promises places for refugees fleeing war in Ukraine (Sydney Morning Herald) Feb 27 Australian premiers offer to re-home Ukraine refugees (Nine News) Feb 27 Basma couldn’t drive when she came to Australia. Now she’s teaching others (SBS) … Continue reading February 2022 media
January 2022 media
Refugee daughter motivated to give back (The West Australian) Jan 26 Refugees who fled Syrian war become citizens in emotional Australia Day ceremony (SBS) Jan 26 Nauru offshore regime to cost Australian taxpayers nearly $220m over next six months (The Guardian) Jan 24 Biloela family wins case in Federal Circuit Court (SBS) Jan 24 The … Continue reading January 2022 media
December 2021 media
‘Confusion, no answers’ as Australia ends offshore asylum seeker processing deal with PNG (SBS) Dec 31 ‘Finally I can buy a candle’: 61-year-old refugee released after nine years in Australian detention (The Guardian) Dec 28 Refugee who self-immolated still in Australian detention (Aljazeera) Dec 21 Coalition slashes costs for sponsoring refugees as new resettlement scheme … Continue reading December 2021 media