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Health: Migrants & refugees


Many databases, and the Library Catalogue, contain literature discussing migrants and refugee health. To find these, simply add refugee health or migrant health to your search.

For migrant or refugee literature specific to Australia:

  • use the search term: Australia in your search or
  • limit by geographic region: Australia, if available

TIP: Use the connector 'OR' to find synonyms when searching: For example: migrant OR refugee.


Here are some databases to help you start searching for literature (e.g. articles, papers):

Find more health databases to search, such as Embase and Medline, here.

Key websites

Web resources can be useful for finding reports, case studies, statistics, and other publications.

Book highlights

Explore further

Map of world [Molumen 2006, 'world map', CC Licence: CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) (, Image Source: Open Clip Art Library (]Visit this subject guide to explore more key resources related to migration: