Esperance’s Story

Esperance leads a full and active life in Brisbane with her family and is involved in many community activities.  She discusses her life growing up in Congo with polio, how she settled in Australia, and her plans and hopes for the future.


Shahram’s Story

Shahram is from Iran and has a vision impairment, he discusses how he has overcome obstacles and barriers to successfully study and work in Brisbane, Australia.

Thao’s Story

Thao is a Vietnamese woman and the mother of two children, one of whom has autism. Thao discusses their journey from diagnosis to the present, and the dreams they share for their son’s future.

Claude and his Family’s Story

Jacqueline and Nasibu are from Burundi, and live in Brisbane with their six children. In this video they speak in Kirundi, their first language, about Claude’s needs for support and assistance to live a good life.


Hoe Say’s Story

Hoe Say and his family are of Burmese ethnicity and have lived in Australia for the past seven years. In this video Hoe Say and his mother Ye Kyaw speak about their journey and their hopes for the future.