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Why aren’t more Australian businesses hiring refugees?

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Employers are realising the importance of creating a more diverse workforce. Image: Bigstock.
Australia has consistently ranked among the top three permanent resettlement countries in the world, according to the Department of Home Affairs. In the 12 months prior to June 2020, Australia resettled or permanently protected 18,750 refugees. And according to the UN, the world is currently witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. Employment is a crucial step in the process of settling in Australia but this section of society is particularly disadvantaged when it comes to gainin