Karien Dekker, Thornbury

"I was teaching social planning … I've gotten used to the Australian-English accent but in my first weeks I had real trouble understanding some of the [students], especially those from regional Victoria." "Because I do so much research about how disruptive migration can be for your networks, I was very much aware of the dangers." … Continue reading Karien Dekker, Thornbury

Bruce, Glenroy

“And over here everything is on a time… Everything was on a timetable and we struggled for a bit with the transportation because we were new in Australia.” An audio snippet from this interview with 'Bruce':  Today we are with Bruce from Glenroy.  Bruce, when I met you earlier today, you told me that you’d … Continue reading Bruce, Glenroy

Thomas Weston, Brunswick

“We see diversity but we don’t see the soul, the heart of people; that would be great.” An audio snippet from this interview with Thomas:  So perhaps you could start by giving me a sense of a typical day for you? A typical day for me. I wake up probably about 530 in the morning, … Continue reading Thomas Weston, Brunswick