I grew up in Iraq, in a loving Assyrian-Mandaean family. But, by the time I was nine, things had become dangerous for us because of the war and political persecution. So, my parents made the difficult decision to leave...
I arrived in Sydney in June 2015, after my family and I were forced to leave Syria because of the war. We were part of the revolution against the Bashar Assad regime, which meant we lived in constant fear. It was...
Noor was born in 1995 in Myanmar, the youngest of five siblings. As a Rohingyan, she was born stateless, and life was very difficult for her family. When she was still a baby, her parents decided to leave the...
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A Refugee Council Initiative
Suite 4A6, 410 Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills 2010
Phone: +61 (02) 9211 9333
Fax: +61 (02) 9211 9288
We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land we work on - the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, and the Wurrundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We pay respects to elders past and present, and acknowledge sovereignty was never ceded. We also acknowledge the unique role Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people have in welcoming refugees and people seeking asylum to this land.