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Shabnam speaks to the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

This week, Our Stories storyteller, Shabnam, told her incredibly powerful story to an all-staff event at the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission. Shabnam focused on the challenges she faced during the period of time after arriving in Australia. She was joined by her teacher from Cranbourne Secondary College, Mr Ross Huggard, who told… Continue Reading»

Our Stories successfully launches!

On Tuesday evening, 11 December, 85 people gathered at the LaunchPad Hub for the official launch of Our Stories. It was a powerful evening of storytelling. Those in attendance were left feeling inspired by the stories of refugees like Shabnam, Alpha, David and Aya.  Alpha, Shabnam, David and Aya each arrived in Australia at a… Continue Reading»

Come to the launch of ‘Our Stories’ – a refugee storytelling project

The launch event for Our Stories is going being held at 6:00pm - 7:00pm on Tuesday 11 December at 10 Kingston Street, Richmond. We’re hoping to see you there. Register for free at EventBrite. Continue Reading…

Our Stories launches new curriculum

Our Stories has partnered with Cool Australia to develop a new curriculum for teachers, about refugees building a new life in Australia. The lessons are mapped to the Australian Curriculum and are targeted at Years 8 and 9 students. In the newly developed unit, students will be guided through a series of scenarios based on… Continue Reading»
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