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Service Responses For People With Disabilities From Refugee Backgrounds In Northern Melbourne

Service responses for people with disabilities from refugee backgrounds in Northern Melbourne

A new report looks at the problems of people with disabilities from a refugee background in northern Melbourne. The difficulties of those in need of disability support in getting appropriate support are made even more challenging for those from a refugee background. These challenges are the focus of a report by the Victorian Refugee Health Network, Service responses for people with disabilities from refugee backgrounds in northern Melbourne.
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Building A New Life In Australia, Three Years In

Building a new life in Australia, three years in

What is life like for refugees settling in Australia? In this important report from the Building a New Life in Australia study, we find out how people are doing, three years in. We find out what has worked, what hasn't, and how settlement policy and services could improve.
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Delays Continue For Those Waiting For Citizenship

Delays continue for those waiting for citizenship

While refugee communities have welcomed Senate’s rejection of the Minister for Immigration’s proposed changes to the Citizenship Act, people waiting for citizenship are still facing significant delays in the processing of their applications. A backlog now confronts all applicants, with those from refugee backgrounds continuing to wait much longer.
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