"I didn't expect to experience such a difference in the culture of our two countries. Initially, in Australia, I was euphoric as everything had this lovely pioneering spirit of mateship and equality."
"In Fremantle, there are so many people to know and to talk to. Some of them are grumpy, some of them are cheerful, and some of them are fussy."
"I’m very optimistic about the future of Fremantle. I think that transformation is really necessary. It’s absolutely essential that we grow and that we change."
"But the day we unveiled the statues—my parents came from Italy for that unveiling—for me, it was touching the hand of glory, you know?"
Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes shares stories of his homeland and the confrontation of being a black man in Australia.
Tammy Bux had been living in Karachi for ten years when her charmed life came crashing down in an instant.
Niru Singla has a Bachelor of Arts and an Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design and hopes to one day enter the Australian fashion industry.
Raised in Australia to Macedonian parents, Sandy marries a German man whose life parallels hers in many ways.
A young woman falls in love with falling in love – until she finds a man who makes her stop. Samina tells of her great Dutch love and his conversion to Islam.
After jumping on a boat with her ten-day-old son to travel from Vietnam to Perth, Phuong rebuilds her life from scratch.
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