The power of stories

October 28, 2019

Reflecting on my life

Reflecting on my life   My background I was born in Africa. I came to Australia 14 years ago as an international student to study as […]
October 24, 2019

Refugee to fashion designer

 Refugee to fashion designer   My background  I came to Australia as a refugee from Vietnam in 1981, aged 11 years.  I completed some primary school […]
October 24, 2019

Family, community and faith

 Family, community and faith    I am of Russian background. My parents migrated to Australia in 1949. I was born in Australia and am one of […]
October 24, 2019

Building my skills

Building my skills      Adela’s background (story related by staff member) Adela (pseudonym) came to Australia from Afghanistan on a Spousal Visa in 2011. When […]
October 22, 2019

Hopes and dreams of a first generation Australian

Hopes and dreams of a first generation Australian My background  My country of origin is Iraq but I came to Australia from a refugee camp in […]
October 22, 2019

The word ‘refugee’

The Word “Refugee”   My background  I was born to Palestinian parents but was raised in Syria, where I spent my childhood and adulthood. As Palestinians […]
October 22, 2019

Dementia caring is lonely and frightening

Dementia caring is lonely and frightening   My background  We came to Australia from Burma 34 years ago as migrants to ensure a good education for […]
October 22, 2019

A carer’s story

   A carer’s story    I am a carer I am a carer for my daughter who was 17 years of age when we arrived in […]