We often hear stories about people coming to Australia as refugees, in search of a better life. But what we don't hear much about is the long journey they took. You're about to hear the story about a young guy who escaped a country at war. Here's Tash.
In the years after the European settlement of Australia many people climbed aboard ships to come here to live. Some were lucky enough to sail in 1st or 2nd class. But for the poor people relegated to 3rd class life was pretty tough. Here's Tash to show us just how tough.
Recently, two teenage asylum seekers from Vietnam were unexpectedly taken from their homes in Adelaide and sent to a detention centre in Darwin. Soon after they escaped from that centre and went on the run. But while immigration officers try to find them, back at their school in Adelaide friends and classmates have been campaigning for their return.