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2019 Program

The two day conference on 19 -20 February 2019 brought together a broad range of expertise covering topics of displacement; protection; cooperation; wellbeing; resilience; education; advocacy; and unity. The speakers...

2019 Conference Report

Read the report of the outcomes of the conference in this report, published by the Refugee Council of Australia and the Migration and Refugee Research Network (MARRNet). The 2019 conference continued to drive the...

Besmellah Rezaee

Besmellah is the Principal Solicitor of Beena Rezaee (BR) Legal and Migration. Besmellah is also a Registered Migration Agent with a strong background in legal practice. Besmellah is the holder of Bachelor of Law and...

Anwya Oraha Khananya

My name is Anwya Oraha Khananya. I was born in Nineveh- Iraq and I arrived in Australia on the 1st of February 2018 as a refugee under the humanitarian program. I have worked as a school principle for over forty years...

Robyn Smythe

Robyn Smythe is the Director of the Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service in South Australia (STTARS).   STTARS provides services to advance the health, wellbeing and human rights of...

Roj Amedi

Roj Amedi experience spans across strategy, organising and media. She is currently the senior human rights and racial justice campaigner at GetUp and Colour Code. Colour Code is an independent national movement of...

John Khateeb

John Khateeb is a settlement coach at AnglicareSA where he helps humanitarian entrants, other eligible permanent migrants and their communities to address their settlement needs in order to improve independence...

Navitalai (Navi) Ravia

Navi was born, raised, and schooled in Fiji; both parents are Fijian. He worked in Hospitality and Tourism in Fiji and his most recent role before leaving Fiji for Australia was Business Development Manager, Wholesale...