Hear the stories of migrants and refugees seeking safety and making a new home in Australia, and our teams who support them on their journey.
Here’s a few ways you can help people in Afghanistan, support those who have just arrived in Australia, and make your local community an even more welcoming and inclusive place to live.
Comfort, support, and friendship – see how Connected Women is helping migrant women in the NT feel safe and valued.
Sleep, concentration, the ability to work or settle into new lives. Separation from loved ones has profound impacts.
“Being a refugee is not something shameful. In fact, it’s an honour to have survived and made it through,” says former refugee and Australian Red Cross support worker Mohammad Almadi.
Gordana Ivanovska knows the difference kindness makes when you’re starting your life over.
A program that provides bikes to recently-arrived refugee families is helping children find friendship, connection and balance in their new homes.
Modern slavery happens in Australia. Meet the people behind the scenes dedicated to supporting people who have been trafficked.
Food in your stomach, a roof over your head, a doctor when you are sick – these are things everyone deserves.
Hayfa is on a search to find her husband. She last saw him when they were separated by fighters in their Yazidi village, in northern Iraq.
A Global Compact on Migration should protect migrants and refugees, no matter what.
People seeking asylum can be outstanding employees – if we work together to lift the barriers.
Sayed’s hope carried him from Afghanistan to Australia. A little kindness helped him start his life here.
Red Cross will provide more support to victims of forced marriage following an announcement by the Federal Government.
How can we work together to better support vulnerable migrants?
Jessica Shonk is a social worker and Team Leader of Australian Red Cross’ Refugee and Asylum Seeker Emergency Relief program.
Nimal came to Australia to study for his PhD and started volunteering for Red Cross back in 2011 by offering support to Tamil refugees and asylum seekers from Sri Lanka.
From language to culture, food to healthcare, education to transport, everything's different in a new country; there are so many new things to learn and understand.
After fleeing conflict in Congo, Jojo and Namarke both started a new life in Albury. Now together they run a business that gives back to other refugees.
It’s a phone call Elie and his family waited years for. They waited so long that when it finally came, Elie couldn’t believe it. His mum screamed “Elie, it’s happening!” They were going to a new home – Australia.