Voices in Australia – paid survey for migrants, refugees

Voices of AustraliaVoices of Australia is an ongoing national study about important social issues. The purpose of the study is to improve understanding of the diverse opinions of first and second generation Australians (that is, Australians who were born overseas or with one or more parents who were born overseas). Members of Voices of Australia will be invited to participate in short paid surveys every three months or so on important social issues.

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Call for End to Systemic Racism

UNHCR LogoGENEVA (28 June 2021) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday issued an urgent call for States to adopt a “transformative agenda” to uproot systemic racism, as she published a report casting a spotlight on the litany of violations of economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights suffered by people of African descent – on a daily basis and across different States and jurisdictions.

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Free Interpreting Services for Real Estate Agents

Translating and Interpreting SerivceRecent feedback indicates Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) community members may be reluctant to contact their local real estate agent due to language barriers. The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) provides licenced real estate agencies access to free interpreting services.

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“Being a multicultural country is something to be proud of, not something to make fun of.”

Ajaz HussainWhen Ajaz Hussain arrived in Australia six years ago, he never thought he would become the person he is today. Not because a lawyer made a typing mistake on his visa and changed his legal name to Ejaz, but because the road he has taken from his native country Afghanistan has not been an easy one.

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Refugee Lizzy Kuoth finds home on common ground

Refugee Lizzy Kuoth Lizzy Kuoth tells the Victorian Multicultural Commission about her journey from South Sudan to Australia and how trying to understand others first can help you forge a great life.

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Salvador Nuñez on why he’s proud to be a refugee

Salvadoran refugee Salvador Nuñez

The Victorian Multicultural Commission spoke to Salvadoran refugee Salvador Nuñez to learn more about how he came to live in Victoria and what we can all do to help refugees and asylum seekers feel welcome.

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