Armidale welcomes refugees from Syria and Iraq

By Nicholas Fuller
Updated February 27 2018 - 4:57am, first published February 26 2018 - 5:00am
Armidale Regional Council lobbied for the city to become a home for refugees. (Photo: File.)

A small group of families from war-torn Iraq and Syria arrived in Armidale last week – the first of 200 refugees fleeing their home countries who are expected to move here by the end of June.  The NSW government and local community organizations will work together to resettle them into their new homes.

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