Celebrating the stories of refugees and migrants who call Australia home


New Humans of Australia seeks to reduce discrimination towards migrants, especially refugees, through the powerful medium of storytelling.

We believe it is becoming more and more important to tell the true stories of migrants – the difficulties they overcome and what they contribute – in order to celebrate multiculturalism, and to make new arrivals feel welcome on our shores.

Inspired by the iconic Humans of New York, New Humans of Australia was started by Nicola Gray, a writer, who wanted to share the many fascinating stories she heard while working with refugees and migrants. Read their stories on this site, or check out the stories with comments on social media!

Although my mother is Jordanian and I was born in Jordan, my father is Syrian an…