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Review aims to expose ‘invisible’ barriers faced by migrants

For the first time, migrants can use their native tongue to warn the Commonwealth Government about the barriers they face after arriving in Australia. Source: SBS News.


Federal Government lifts humanitarian intake to 20,000

The Albanese Government will lift Australia’s humanitarian intake to 20,000 places from its previous cap of 17,875. Source: ABC News. 

Immigration Pope Francis

Don’t be indifferent to migrant tragedies: Pope

Following yet another migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean, Pope Francis has expressed his sorrow and urged people not to be indifferent in the face of continuing migrant deaths during dangerous sea crossings. Source: Vatican News.

Disability Immigration

Greens call for end to ‘unconscionable’ deportation of migrants with disability

The Greens are pushing to scrap an “unconscionable” policy that means migrant families face deportation if a child in that family was born with a disability. Source: SBS News.


Hotel immigration detention has devastating impact on detainees: report

The Commonwealth’s use of city hotels as ad hoc immigration detention centres, including confining people for nearly two years, has “devastating impacts on people’s mental and physical health”, the Australian Human Rights Commission has found. Source: The Guardian.