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OzAsia Festival: OzAsia on Page (21 Sept 2013)

Friday, September 20th, 2013
Women, Identity and Universal Themes Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in association with the University of South Australia Date: 21 September 2013 Time: 12.00pm Length: 1 hour http://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/Women-Identity-and-Universal-Themes

OzAsia Festival: OzAsia on Page (22 Sept 2013)

Friday, September 20th, 2013
In conversation with Carina Hoang, author of Boat People Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in association with the University of South Australia Date: 22 September 2013 Time: 1.30pm Length: 1 hour http://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/In-conversation-with-Carina-Hoang-author-of-Boat-People

Refugee Week

Monday, June 25th, 2012
Refugee Week Ambassadors Refugee Week Ambassadors are individuals who are either from a refugee background or who have an interest in and understanding of refugee and migrant issues in Australia. Their role is to promote Refugee Week, its aims and objectives. Carina Hoang Carina Hoang demonstrated amazing courage by escaping war-torn Vietnam on a wooden boat with her two younger siblings and 370 other people when she was just 16. After 10 months in a RefugeRead More....

Carina Hoang appointed as Special Representative

Monday, June 25th, 2012
20 June 2012 As part of World Refugee Day today, Australia for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency's charity in Australia, announced the appointment of former Vietnamese refugee and author Carina Hoang as a Special Representative. Carina was the keynote speaker at Australia for UNCHR's World Refugee Day breakfast in Sydney today, where she shared her moving story with over 300 people. "When I was 16 years old, I escaped Vietnam on a wooden boat with my two siblings and 370 other people.Read More....