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Parent Story

In this short video, migrant worker Halime Duzen talks about the challenges young parents face in a new country. Some mums share experiences of migrating to Australia and starting a family. They talk about feeling isolated and struggling with the language barrier. They also say you can get involved in the community by contacting your local council or library to find out about services and activities.

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  • Last updated or reviewed 14-09-2011
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