Creating pathways to employment is a crucial step in the process of resettling newly arrived refugees.

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Resources: relevant research and publications


Migration Council of Australia, The Economic Impact of Migration, 2015

Diversity Council Australia, Inclusion at Work Index 2017-2018: The state of inclusion in the Australian workforce, November 2017

Tent Foundation, Refugees Work: A humanitarian investment that yields economic dividends, May 2016
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Australian Human Rights Commission and Deloitte, Missing out: The business case for customer diversity, February 2017

Felicity Menzies, How does employee well-being link to diversity and inclusion?, September 2018

Deloitte Access Economics and AMES Australia, Regional Futures: Economic and social impact of Karen settlement in Bendigo, August 2018


Mai Chen, Diverse Thinking Capability Audit of New Zealand Boardrooms 2018, August 2018

Tent Foundation and Fiscal Policy Institute, Refugees as Employees: Good retention, strong recruitment, May 2018

Hire Immigrants, Employer Guide to Hiring Newcomers: Information and Resources

UNHCR and OECD, Engaging with Employers in the Hiring of Refugees: A 10-point multi-stakeholder action plan for employers, refugees, governments and civil society, 2018

Hire Immigrants, Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda: Kick Starting Employer Action, January 2017

Forbes, Study: Refugees Stay in Manufacturing Jobs Longer than other employees

Hire Immigrants, Cities of Migration, BertelsmannStiftung, Investing in Refugee Talent: Lessons Learned in Labour Market Integration, February 2019

2016 Cone Communications, Employee Engagement Study

2016 Cone Communications, Millennial Employee Engagement Study