Refugee Council of Australia

Refugee stories

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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...

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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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.

Yuol’s story

Yuol grew up in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, before coming to Australia and starting his own youth organisation.