Big Dreams Have Small Beginnings

Just some of Ahmad Hakim's stories and community partnerships in Australia as he works towards better treatment of people with lived experience seeking asylum. Please follow, Ahmad Hakim on Facebook and Twitter, @AhmadHakims.   2019 Sharing Recipes from His Mesopotamia Heritage Feast For Freedom   2018 Ahwaz Could Be the Gateway to Peace in the Middle East Herald … Continue reading Big Dreams Have Small Beginnings

From Jabiru to Paris: Young Historian Commemorates the Battle of Amiens

Corben Mudjandi is a high achieving 17 year old who lives in a small out station 20 minutes drive from Jabiru in the Northern Territory’s Kakadu National Park. In August Mudjandi was one of five Army Cadets to travel to France with the Australian Defence Force Cadets Contingent to commemorate the centenary of the Battle … Continue reading From Jabiru to Paris: Young Historian Commemorates the Battle of Amiens

From Iran to Australia: The Triumph of an Ahwazian Arab in Adelaide

Ahmad Hakim always dreamed of university education, he just never thought it would happen. He has lived through the Iraq-Iran war, dodged death a few times, fled his country and flown across the world to rebuild a life in Australia with nothing more than $20US, a blanket and the clothes on his back. Eight years … Continue reading From Iran to Australia: The Triumph of an Ahwazian Arab in Adelaide

Yalata road and drainage project wins $50 000

The Yalata Project has now entered its second phase with civil engineering students hoping to work with Engineers Without Borders to improve the roads and drainage of the community. Yalata Chief Executive Officer, Greg Franks says there are many projects for students to be involved in like the bush medicine garden, oval greening and the … Continue reading Yalata road and drainage project wins $50 000