Refugee Week

Category - Toowoomba

This shows stories of freedom from Toowoomba, Queensland.

Chnar’s Story

Living in Toowoomba with her parents, siblings, and grandmother, Chnar's life is a testament to the power of family. At just 20 years old, she finds herself shouldering the responsibility of being one of six siblings

Azzam’s Story

For four years, Azzam, his wife, and their eleven children sought refuge in Turkey alongside thousands of others from their community. It was a period fraught with uncertainty, yet amidst the chaos, their bond only grew...

Hanse’s Story

With six children to care for and nurture, Hanse's life has been a testament to the power of family. "I love my daughter, she's my world," she says, her voice filled with warmth and affection.

Dakhil’s Story

Dakhil, once a teacher in his homeland, found himself thrust into the chaos of war when his community, part of the Yazidi minority in Iraq, faced the brutal onslaught of the Islamic State.