The Forgotten Ones…

Everything in the world is about Coronavirus. It has utterly transformed our way of life, and there is nothing else being reported on. Countless other issues in our world have been forgotten about, and just because they aren’t being reported, doesn’t mean they are still impacting millions of people. These are the forgotten ones, let’s…

Australia’s Refugee Failure

The Australian government has consistently failed in its refugee policy. Politicians have ignored any care for human rights in favour of populist policies and catchy slogans, aiming to improve public opinion. Initially, the slogan was all about ‘stopping the boats.’ Without any knowledge of Australia’s policies, this seems like a reasonable approach. Many refugees were…

Why I Love Australia

Australia is a beautiful country. Surrounded by ocean, the nation is filled with environmental wonders, such as the Great Barrier Reef, and traditional treasures like Uluru. Australia is also a widely diverse and multicultural country represented by hundreds of nations and cultures. I consider it a privilege to be able to grow up and live…

When will Australia get real about Refugees?

It has been revealed today that the federal government will be placing a higher priority on migrants from South America amid a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. The situation in Venezuela is deteriorating rapidly with an estimated 3 million civilians feeling civil unrest under socialist president Nicolas Maduro. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees labelled…

Why I love refugees – Speech

In this speech, I use the word ‘they’ inappropriately. Refugees are not ‘they’. Refugees are people. Faces. Friends. Family. When I say ‘they’ think about Omid Masoumali, an Iranian refugee, placed in a detention centre, who could no longer find a reason to live in his pursuit for a better life. I love refugees. Ok,…