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On supporting others in Rockhampton Queensland

Eleven years ago Mohammad Azad made the heartbreaking decision to leave his family in Afghanistan and seek the safety of ...

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For Michael, community is everything

Michael Lam was just a child when he and his family were forced to flee Vietnam in the 1970s. Pirates ...

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Medina’s inspiring story of resilience

Medina Lamunu from Warragul in Victoria has faced hardship after hardship in an inspiring story of resilience. After escaping the ...

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On crossing borders and frontline health work

Jalel Gurmessa arrived in Australia in 2016 through the Community Sponsorship Programme after fleeing Ethiopia in 2011 and spending five ...

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Empowering Youth from Iran to Australia

Arash Bordbar came to Australia as a young man having fled Iran and faced five long years of persecution in ...

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Full circle, volunteering and community leadership during COVID19

Working to have the voices of Victoria’s diverse communities heard by those in government during the day, Celia Tran spends ...

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Making sure no one is left out in Canberra

“I work as a leader with the National Ethnic Disability Alliance. Our board and our staff are mostly made up ...

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Giving for giving’s sake: life during COVID in Victoria

Bwe Thay, from Melbourne, takes on a variety of roles as he fights to ensure that refugee communities across Victoria ...

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When community comes first: a new home in Wagga Wagga

Shahab from Wagga Wagga in New South Wales only arrived in Australia 12 months ago from war torn Iraq where ...

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Trained and prepared: on the front line of COVID-19

Emergency department nurse Michael Ayayi is one of many refugees who’s been working on the frontline helping people with COVID-19. ...

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Things we can and can’t control: Prudence Melom on tackling racism.

Prudence Melom was only a little girl when she arrived from Chad in Toowoomba via Brisbane. Her experiences of community ...

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Emerging leadership in Shepparton

Ali Al Battaat from Shepparton in Victoria was a baby when he arrived from Iraq via Christmas Island. Today he ...

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Empowering community in Adelaide.

Khadija Gbla is a former refugee born in Sierra Leone. She and her family resettled in Australia when she was ...

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How our communities can help the global refugee crisis.

In 2017 we saw hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees flee ethnic cleansing in Myanmar and the formal closure of ...

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