224 and counting. Over of all processed asylum seekers, historically, are genuine refugees; there is absolutely no justifiable reason to lock them up for so long, let alone lock them up in such mind destroying, body depleting isolated camps.
Nyadol Nyuon, 23, arrived in Australia in 2005 after being in a refugee camp for some time Currently she is a law student at the University of Melbourne and has completed an Arts degree (Victoria University). Since arriving in Australia, she has worked to increase awareness of issues affecting the lives of African Australian youth. Some of the organizations she has worked with include, Victoria Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, Oxfam Australian , The African Think Tank ,
Australia is an immigrant nation with many stories. Award-winning author Susanne Gervay and award-winning illustrator Anna Pignataro are part of that immigrant and refugee story. Susanne's parents were post-war Hungarian refugees who migrated to Australia
Akram Azimi, 25 Former Refugee & Proud Australian , He's involved in Initiative Mentoring Indigenous Youth & Communities. And Awarded Young Australian of The Year by the Government