Refugee Council of Australia

Refugee stories

Burundi flag painted on wall

Jean’s story

Jean left the conflict in Burundi alone as a young man and came to Australia from a refugee camp in Tanzania.

Anisa’s story

Anisa, as a member of the Ba'hai community in Iran, faced persecution before she came to Australia as a young person.

Nazem’s story

This story was published as part of the Refugee Council of Australia’s previous campaign, Fair Go, supporting family reunion. After all these years, look at me and my situation now, I am an old lonely man, far...