“Being a multicultural country is something to be proud of, not something to make fun of.”

Ajaz HussainWhen Ajaz Hussain arrived in Australia six years ago, he never thought he would become the person he is today. Not because a lawyer made a typing mistake on his visa and changed his legal name to Ejaz, but because the road he has taken from his native country Afghanistan has not been an easy one.

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Salvador Nuñez on why he’s proud to be a refugee

Salvadoran refugee Salvador Nuñez

The Victorian Multicultural Commission spoke to Salvadoran refugee Salvador Nuñez to learn more about how he came to live in Victoria and what we can all do to help refugees and asylum seekers feel welcome.

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Refugee Week 2021 Theme: Unity

Refugee Week LogoRefugee Week provides a platform where positive images of refugees can be promoted in order to create a culture of welcome throughout the country. The ultimate aim of the celebration is to create better understanding between different communities and to encourage successful integration enabling refugees to live in safety and to continue making a valuable contribution to Australia.

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