Somali-born refugee Omar Elmi has dreams that belie his tender years. The 17-year-old is studying horticulture and is the first Somali-born trainee taken on by Parks Victoria. He is driven by passion to help farmers and ordinary families in his homeland who face starvation because of a ‘once in a fifty-year’ drought.
From commercial TV newsreader to champion of the multicultural sector, Helen Kapalos has taken the path less travelled. She...Read More
Heartlands 2016 Arts Project : Stories from Refugee Youth
The Heartlands 2016 Arts Project focuses on ten young people from refugee backgrounds who use the film medium to tell...Read More
Refugee success stories
For decades migrants have been among Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs. Here are two recent success stories.Read More
Nail Aykan – Head of the Islamic Council of Victoria
Head of the Islamic Council of Victoria Nail Aykan talks about the issues facing his community. Acknowledgements for...Read More