My name is Nader. I’m a 43 year old Hazara refugee. I currently live in Mirrabooka and work as a tiler. I’m on a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) and have been living in Perth for 9 years. Read my story here.
Reza has been living in Perth for 8 years and works as a Care Worker. He enjoys catching up with friends and loves to visit the South West town of Denmark. Reza feels frustrated that he and his daughter are prevented from taking forward steps in life because of their temporary visa status.
My name is Ahmad, I’m 38 years old and on a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV). I live in Belmont and work as a Tiler. I’ve lived in Perth for 9 years now. Read my story here.
My name is Ali and I have been living in Perth since 2010 working in the construction industry. Read my story here.
Salem is an Hazara refugee on a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) who lives in the Perth suburb of Carlisle. He is a stonemason by trade and has lived here for 8 years. He is very concerned about the wellbeing of his wife in Afghanistan.
Abdullah is a 27 year old Hazara man from Afghanistan. He has lived in Perth for 7 years and is currently on a temporary protection visa (TPV). Read his story here.
My name is Abdul, I’m 47 and I live in Koondoola and work as a bricklayer. I am a Hazara refugee and I arrived in Australia in 2012. Read more here.
Fatma is a refugee living in Perth on a temporary visa. Fatma has been working, studying and caring for her sister who has a disability, but has found no way out of her temporary status after more than 8 years.
My name is Shawali, I’m aged 41, and a Hazara refugee. I’m on a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) and have been living in Perth for 9 years. Read my story here.
Abdullah fled Afghanistan to seek asylum in Australia in 2012. He waited five years for his refugee claim to be processed, and was then granted a five year Safe Haven Enterprise Visa. This temporary visa makes it very difficult for him to expand his business. Read his story here.
Hi my name is Emily, I’ve lived in Perth all my life and I work in Victoria Park. I’ve been working with people seeking asylum and refugees for 4 years now. Click on Emily’s video to hear her story.
Ahmad is a 37 year old Hazara man from Afghanistan. He has been living in Perth for 9 years and is currently on a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV). Read his story here.
My name is Shinwary. I’m aged 36, and from Afghanistan. I live in Kewdale, and have lived in WA for the past 9 years, currently on a Bridging Visa E. Read more of Shinwary’s story here.