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SBS Kurdish spoke to a group of refugees who have been resettled in Australian in the last couple of years about the importance of Refugee Week and what it means to them!Salim, Jangi, Warda, Ahmed and Darwich spoke about their happiness for being...
Refugee Week is an important event in Australia and during the week of 16 June to 22 June local councils and humanitarian organisations organise events.
Operation Hope Australia has been supplying programs and projects for the refugees in many camps in Kurdistan Region, Iraq. The organisation funds projects that are run by none- government organisations (NGO) by providing building materials and h...
Our correspondent Ahmad Ghafur reports on the latest from Erbil regarding KRG's formation of a new government.As Kurdish parties get closer towards an agreement on forming a new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), both Turkmens and Christians...
Women from various cultural communities are being trained to teach others about domestic violence, after new research found the majority of some groups didn't realise it was a crime.The White Ribbon initiative will roll out nationally as fears...

What is NAIDOC?

The longstanding desire of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to have an enhanced role in decision-making in Australia underpins this year's NAIDOC week, that runs from July 7th to the 14th.
The Federal Immigration Minister denies reports that proposed changes to the citizenship test will no longer be going ahead.The changes, which were announced in 2017, would make permanent residents wait longer and require evidence of their English...

Celebrating Refugee Week 2019

In the last few years a number of Kurdish refugees including Yazidis have arrived in Australia from Syria and Iraq. Mainly, these refugees have been resettled in Wagga Wagga, Toowoomba, Coffs Harbour and Armidale.Settlement Services International ...
Our correspondent Hatice Kamer reports on the latest from Diyarbakir and Turkey in general regarding a re-run election in Istanbul and the release of Serhat Tugan from prison 28 years later.
Refugee Week is an annual activity in Australia to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate the positive contributions made by refugees to Australian society. Refugee Week originally celebrated in 1986, it coincides...
The United Nations' refugee agency is calling on greater global cooperation as the number of people displaced by war, persecution and conflict rises to a new high.The U-N-H-C-R's Global Trends Report showing over 70 million people were displaced...
Yerevan Saeed, Washington based political analyst, expert in Middle Eastern Politics, also a PhD candidate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. We discuss the latest tensions between the US and Iran in the Gulf of of Oman. United States...
Ahmed Ghafur reports on the latest development about the establishment of the new KRG cabinet after the new Kurdish President was recent sworn-in. Major parties such as the PUK and Gorran have plans to take part in the new cabinet.  
Economists and policy experts are calling for a nationwide effort to combat the issue of ageism, which they claim is stripping older Australians of their rights.Whether in the workforce, healthcare or day-to-day conversations, industry...
Flying taxis may sound unbelievable, but they look set to take off in Melbourne.The city's been picked by Uber as one of just three sites around the world for a trial aerial ride-sharing service.