You’ll find here a variety of filmed stories, article write ups, panel discussions and TED Talks.

Many of these reveal challenges and despair, but underneath, there is shared resilience, hope and strength.  Refugees are survivors, and with a warm welcome and the right support in their new homes, they can be thrivers.

A boat carrying 500 refugees sunk at sea. The story of two survivors - Melissa Fleming, TEDxThessaloniki

Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN's refugee agency, gives a human face to the sheer numbers of human beings trying to escape to better lives.


Don't feel sorry for refugees — believe in them - Luma Mufleh, TED2017

Luma Mufleh, a Jordanian immigrant and Muslim of Syrian descent who founded the first accredited school for refugees in the United States. Mufleh shares stories of hope and resilience, explaining how she's helping young people from war-torn countries navigate the difficult process of building new homes.


The refugee crisis is a test of our character - David Miliband, TED2017

It's not just a crisis; it's a test of who we are and what we stand for, says David Miliband -- and each of us has a personal responsibility to help solve it. Miliband, the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, gives us specific, tangible ways to help refugees and turn empathy and altruism into action.

Meet Awer Mabil: Barefootball beginnings to Socceroos golden boot and 2023's Young Australian of the Year

Aussie Rules footballer Aliir Aliir's story told during Refugee Week 2017

Dr Karl talks about coming to Australia as a refugee

Teenager Mustafa in Greece dreams of returning to Syria

A check in with Mustafa one year later

Refugees share what they're grateful for in Australia

What if feels like to be told to go back to where you came from

Refugees tell us what would happen if they went back to where they came from

A look at a program helping a group of boys with refugee backgrounds to find their feet in Australia

Helen Huynh explains the obligations that refugees’ children feel and shows how she supports her parents

27 year old Sonam talks about living the 'Aussie dream' after being forced to flee Tibet as a child

Arriving in Australia, a small moment of kindness made a huge difference settling in to life in Mt Gambier

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