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Settlement Guide: Did you know you can access interpreter services for free?

9/16/2017
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Qualified translators and interpreters can be a big help when youre new to Australia. They can do a range of things from translating official documents to accompany you to a doctor appointment to make sure you understand what's going on, in your language. You might already have paid for their services, but did you know they can be available for free? (Qualified translators and interpreters can be a big help when youre new to Australia. They can do a range of things from translating official...

Duration: 00:14:07


Malong’s part one: “No body visited me here at my resident because I do smile badly now”

9/13/2017
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Until May 09 this year, Gen Malong Awan was one of the most powerful South Sudanese military personals. Paul Malong who is a liberator and the SPLA war veteran served many positions including being Governor and security senior official before he was made the chief of General Staff in 2014 and sacked in 2017. A close to president Kiir, he joined again after the war broke out in Juba in 2013 and he was credited by many to have saved the regime from the opposition forces. In May, South Sudanese...

Duration: 00:58:39


Malong Awan:"Iam not released"

9/10/2017
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South Sudanese for chief of Army Paul Malong said those who are spreading rumors about his release are not telling the truth. "If I were released that means I could have been seen walking around. Since Mayik was last sent, I have not received any other official communication" (South Sudanese for chief of Army Paul Malong said those who are spreading rumors about his release are not telling the truth. "If I were released that means I could have been seen walking around. Since Mayik was last...

Duration: 00:10:14


John Pen:“We were children, suffered but some of our teachers gave us hope”

9/9/2017
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South Sudanese former child soldier who is now a journalist, civil right activist and author John Ngong Aluong remembers his former director Sebit William Garang Dut. Ngong Aluong who left his home village of Kolmerek in 1990 considered Sebit William as one of his best mentors. Sebit taught me the concept of being the activist. In 1993, he selected us as the part of the team to represent South Sudan during the visit of Paul John Paul II in Gulu-Uganda. Despite the challenges that many people...

Duration: 00:32:16


Settlement Guide: Everything you need to know about doing your taxes in Australia

9/9/2017
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Tax time is when Australians complete their tax returns after the end of the financial year on 1 July. Its the time to check if the correct amount of tax has been paid and if any deductions can be claimed. It can also mean money back in your pocket in a tax refund. …explains how to lodge a tax return. (Tax time is when Australians complete their tax returns after the end of the financial year on 1 July. Its the time to check if the correct amount of tax has been paid and if any deductions...

Duration: 00:13:31


Awur Mawel:”Sebit William was a unique and great person and we are proud of what we have done”

9/8/2017
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In October 1990, Awur Mawel Malual who was a 24 years old officer with given orders to command movement of over one thousand children from Bor District. Many of these children were between the age of six and fifteen years old boys. With orders from Kuol Manyang to Arun Maan Chot, Awur who was the headmaster of Malek School in Bor was then selected to take these children to Torit. After Torit, these will be again moved to Polataka. In the Same year, Awur was joined by Sebit William Garang Dut...

Duration: 00:53:01


Paul Malong:”Doctors need my DNA in order to identify the body of my daughter in Kenya but the presidency refused as per now”

9/6/2017
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Breaking News: South Sudanese former Chief of General Staff Paul Malong Awan Anei is denied permission to to go to Kenya to identify the body of his deceased daughter. Malong whose two daughters (Amou and Alakiir) were at Moi Girls in Nairobi, said 'Alakiir is confirmed dead and Amou is still admitted in hospital." In an exclusive interview with SBS Dinka Radio said,"The Minister in the office of President came to me this morning and informed me about the decision made by the Presidency. The...

Duration: 00:27:48


Akeer:“Menstruation has had a negative effect on the education of girls.”

9/2/2017
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South Sudanese former refugee, international model, mother of three, Akeer Chut Deng who came to Australia 22 years is now championing a new cause. to help vulnerable South Sudanese girls who are faced with challenges of menstrual hygiene. As the war continues, many young girls are left vulnerable and their health became the least topic to parents because of the economic situations, cultural taboos and many other things. Akeer initiated a Freedom Pads Project and used social media was the...

Duration: 00:18:30


Settlement guide: Free English classes to help migrant find a job in Australia

9/2/2017
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Finding a job is a priority for migrants moving to Australia. But most workers need to be able to speak and write English well. Migrants can access free English classes to learn the basics of English or to improve their language skills to get a job. (Finding a job is a priority for migrants moving to Australia. But most workers need to be able to speak and write English well. Migrants can access free English classes to learn the basics of English or to improve their language skills to get a...

Duration: 00:11:57


The dual-citizenship controversy engulfing federal politics in High Court

9/1/2017
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The dual-citizenship controversy engulfing federal politics moves to the High Court tomorrow, (thur) although the court process is not expected to be a quick one. The Chief Justice will preside over a directions hearing for five members of federal parliament whose dual citizenship could disqualify them from their jobs. Section 44 of the Australian Constitution prohibits dual nationals sitting in parliament. (The dual-citizenship controversy engulfing federal politics moves to the High Court...

Duration: 00:08:31


Ian Thorpe has become the face for the "yes" campaign in the same-sex marriage debate

9/1/2017
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One of Australia's most powerful chief executives, a former prime minister and a champion Olympian are all joining the same-sex marriage debate. And as Federal Government ministers publicly vent their disagreements over the issue, the Opposition Leader has also jumped in with his thoughts on those arguments. But, separately, the Labor leader has now had to fend off questions about his past as a dual citizen. (One of Australia's most powerful chief executives, a former prime minister and a...

Duration: 00:11:20


Racism, hate and a new online tool to help young people

9/1/2017
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New government research shows more than half of Australians between ages 12 and 17 have witnessed racist or hateful comments about cultural or religious groups online. And amid the pending postal vote on same-sex marriage, the research shows young LGBTI* people are also particular targets of online hate. The results have led to new online resources developed by young people to help them cope. (New government research shows more than half of Australians between ages 12 and 17 have witnessed...

Duration: 00:10:54


Government picks first area for proposed drug-testing of jobseekers

9/1/2017
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The Turnbull Government has selected the south-western Sydney area of Canterbury-Bankstown as the first location for a proposed drug-testing trial of new jobseekers. Welfare recipients in the area could be randomly tested for drugs from the start of next year. (The Turnbull Government has selected the south-western Sydney area of Canterbury-Bankstown as the first location for a proposed drug-testing trial of new jobseekers. Welfare recipients in the area could be randomly tested for drugs...

Duration: 00:08:23


Australia Day moves brave or futile?

9/1/2017
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Debate is growing across the country about scrapping Australia Day celebrations on January the 26th as a sign of respect for Indigenous Australians. Historically, in 1788, January the 26th is the day England's Sir Arthur Phillip and an entourage of marines and officers claimed the land in the name of King George the Third. Among Indigenous people, there is, of course, strong support for moving the celebrations from that date -- but not total support. (Debate is growing across the country...

Duration: 00:06:51


Settlement Guide: Why you should take precautions with prescription medication

8/26/2017
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You might be surprised that the majority of overdoses in Australia are from prescription medications, not illegal drugs. The misuse of prescribed drugs is a serious health issue. (You might be surprised that the majority of overdoses in Australia are from prescription medications, not illegal drugs. The misuse of prescribed drugs is a serious health issue. )

Duration: 00:13:37


American freelance journalist is killed while with ‘rebels’ in South Sudan.

8/26/2017
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In South Sudan, a U.S. freelance journalist who was identified as Christopher Allen is reported to have been one of the 19 people who died when the rebels fighters attacked the border town of Kaya. The body of the Christopher Allen was discovered among the 15 bodies of the opposition fighters. South Sudan military spokesperson Santo Domic Chol confirmed the news of Allen death. Christopher Allen was covering the operation and the rebel told Reuters that We are sad for his family. He came...

Duration: 00:05:10


Salva Kiir: “The people who ran to Uganda were chased away by social media”

8/25/2017
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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit in an interview with DW journalist Adrian Kriesch blamed social media for the mass exodus of South Sudanese refugees to neighbouring countries. Last week, UN confirmed that South Sudanese refugees in Uganda have reached the milestone number of one million people. Many of these refugees come across various communities in South Sudan. Many people who happened to be from former Greater Equatoria and Upper Nile were direct victim of the 2013 conflict....

Duration: 00:12:35


Mary Achol: “Hatred is everywhere, even black people hate themselves no need to give this more attention.”

8/19/2017
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Adut Akechs mother felt no need to feel angry after her daughter became a centre of racist comment this week. Mary Achol came to Australia in 2008 from Kakuma refugee camp while Adut was still a very young small girl. When Adut started her modelling career at the age of 14, Mary objected to the idea because she thought this situation may let Adut drop out of School. She was also not well informed about modelling. Being a single mother, she thought to see Adut in modelling career would expose...

Duration: 00:23:52


After just four years of basketball, refugee eyes NBL

8/19/2017
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Deng Acouth only started playing basketball four years ago. Now, he is on the cusp of representing the Sydney Kings in Australia's National Basketball League. It is a journey that started in South Sudan. Deng Acouth was six years old when he learned he would be leaving his Kenyan refugee camp for a new life in Australia. (Deng Acouth only started playing basketball four years ago. Now, he is on the cusp of representing the Sydney Kings in Australia's National Basketball League. It is a...

Duration: 00:06:27


Doctors pushing again for free flu shots for all

8/19/2017
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Doctors are making a renewed push for influenza shots to be free of charge for all Australians. It comes as statistics show the 2017 flu season on track to be the biggest on record. (Doctors are making a renewed push for influenza shots to be free of charge for all Australians. It comes as statistics show the 2017 flu season on track to be the biggest on record. )

Duration: 00:08:20

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