We spend a great deal of time discussing asylum seekers’ journeys to our shores. But what happens when they finally get here? Guest curator Rebecca Huntley has drawn together some of the leading voices in the asylum seeker debate for a candid discussion about the challenges refugees face in settling down – and what they really think of Australians. Join former Sudanese child soldier turned lawyer Deng Adut, Tim Costello, award-winning author A.S. Patrić and The Social Outfit’s Ruck Sar.
Curated by Rebecca Huntley.
Rebecca Huntley (Australian)
Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia's foremost researchers on social trends. For nearly nine years, Rebecca was at the global research firm Ipsos running the Mind & Mood Report, Australia's longest-running social trends report. She is the author of numerous books including Still Lucky: Why You Should Feel Optimistic About Australia and Its People. She is on the Artistic Advisory Board of the Bell Shakespeare Company, a board member of The Whitlam Institute and an adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Social Sciences at The University of New South Wales.