Refugee settlement

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Refugee housing
Refugee resettlement
NARROWER TERMS


Evaluation

'An oasis of integration in our country': evaluation of the Multicultural Enterprise Development Project

The Multicultural Enterprise Development Project was designed to assist people from refugee, humanitarian or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds to improve their employment opportunities and social integration through targeted support. This report outlines the findings from an evaluation of the project.
Briefing paper

2022 Federal election: refugee policies of Liberal-National Coalition, Labor and the Greens

This briefing provides an overview of the public positions on refugee issues of the three parties with the largest representation in the Australian Parliament – the Liberal-National Coalition, the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Greens.
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People from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds: an open access annotated bibliography (4th edition)

This 4th edition of an open access annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds.
Report

Safe start. Fair future.

The report addresses the key gaps in the current policy settings that discriminate against Convention Refugees and people seeking asylum.
Briefing paper

Facilitating humanitarian arrivals in the context of global vaccine inequities

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic until the end of 2021, border restrictions have meant only a trickle of refugee and humanitarian visa holders have been allowed to enter Australia. This briefing paper outlines steps that state and federal governments can take to facilitate...
Report

Settlement interrupted: the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on newly arrived young people in Victoria

This report illustrates how the extended lockdowns of 2020 and 2021, and the broader pandemic, have presented significant interruptions to the settlement process, with implications for young people’s longer-term participation and wellbeing.
Report

Still left behind

In this report, the authors provide five steps the Morrison Government must include in a fair and inclusive plan to ensure that residents on temporary visas, their family  members  and refugees whose resettlement in Australia has been put on hold during the pandemic are not...
Guide

Employers guide to refugee employment: a collaborative approach

Australian employers who want to hire refugees often do not know where to start. This guide is based on opportunities and challenges identified by employers and the types of support they found most useful to hire and integrate refugees into their organisations successfully.
Report

Refugee education in Australian secondary schools: an overview of current practices

This report outlines findings from an Australian study of school practices which aimed to promote the wellbeing and academic development of refugee students.
Report

Intergenerational refugee aspirations and academic success: from uncertain pasts to promising futures

This report offers significant insights into the research on intergenerational aspirations of refugee-background families. It highlights the important role of parents in fostering the educational success of their children and their subsequent development as accomplished, confident and respectful young adults.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Alex Hawke says Australia's resettlement of refugees ranks third-highest globally. Is that correct?

Challenged on whether the government was doing enough to assist Afghan refugees fleeing the returning Taliban, the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, Alex Hawke, claimed Australia was already among the world’s "most generous humanitarian re-settlers".
Policy report

Supporting economic growth in uncertain times

This report recommends that the Australian government should allow Temporary Protection visa (TPV) and Safe Haven Enterprise visa (SHEV) holders to access a simplified residency pathway.
Report

Foundations for belonging 2021 - insights on newly arrived refugees: women and digital inclusion

This publication reports on a second wave of research carried out with newly arrived refugees in Australia. This research points to a series of actions that governments, policy-makers, service providers and civil society can pursue to strengthen their contributions to refugee settlement and integration.
Journal article

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on delivery of services to CALD communities in Australia

This policy briefing paper is presented as part of an Australian Research Linkage Project on mapping social services in multicultural communities, where one of its key objectives is to understand the experiences of service delivery and provision modes to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.
Report

Refugee employment experience: struggles, strategies and solutions

This report investigates the struggles and challenges refugees face in finding work in Australia. The aim of the report is to highlight the refugee perspective on working and looking for work by listening to what refugees themselves say about their job seeking efforts and their...
Report

Refugees rejuvenating and connecting communities

This report investigates a study of one refugee community, Hazara Afghans, and looks at the ways the Hazara contribute to and have become a part of the Port Adelaide Enfield area in Adelaide, South Australia.
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Making policy together: reflections from the NSW Refugee Youth Policy Initiative

This report, prepared by Sydney Policy Lab researchers for Multicultural NSW, offers insights on how to better enable young refugees to directly influence the development of the public policies that shape their lives.
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People from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds: an open access annotated bibliography (3rd edition)

The third edition of this open access, annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds. These resources are intended...
Report

Atlas of the stateless

In this report, the authors explain why people become stateless and provide solutions for reducing the number of stateless people worldwide.
Report

Locked down and locked out?

During the March-April 2020 lockdown period, the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) interviewed 41 young people from 17 different cultural backgrounds, connected with their 'Employment Empowers' program. The findings outlined in this report provide a snapshot of the experiences of young people from refugee and...