Refugee Council of Australia

Refugee stories

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Santino’s story

Santino left the conflict in Sudan and, after living in limbo in Egypt, has come to Australia with his family.

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Tony’s story

Tony's family fled Vietnam after his father was arrested for working with the South Vietnamese army. Tony came to Australia where he is now an actor and community organiser.

Jean’s story

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