The following people and organisations made this project possible! 

  • All the young people whose ideas, skills, knowledge and stories are contained in these pages … and especially their determination to share what they know in order to assist others.
  • Muslim Women’s Association of South Australia. Thanks to Shaista Kalaniya.
  • Afghan Youth of South Australia and Lutheran Community Care (Adelaide). Special thanks to Mohammed Hamidi and Sayed Musa Zakizada.
  • Aboriginal AFL Academy at Port Adelaide Football Club
  • Feast Queer Youth Drop-in Space, with special thanks to Indi Wishart, Natrydd Sigurthur, Margie Fischer and Edwin Kemp.
  • Australian Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools Association. Thanks to Melissa Howard in particular.
  • Ocean View College – and Kids Talk which is a Connected Families UnitingCare Wesley program. Thanks to Lyn Barber.
  • Safe Schools Coalition SA
  • Adelaide Secondary School of English
  • Thebarton Community College
  • The Community Liaison Officers from the Department of Education: Rosie Antenucci, Bala Bhattarai, Jian Ali, Mirsada Fenn, Andre Ntibesha, Hiam Khouzam, Olga Luchich, Ker Mading and Bushra Rasheed.
  • Julia Farr Youth, see:
  • Mark-John Winter (Winter Wonderland Productions)
  • Eastwood Community Centre. Thanks Sue and the team!
  • Dr Abdul Stanikzai, Varda Svigos, Anni Paech and Molly Jureidini also played significant roles.


This document was compiled/written, and most group discussions were facilitated, by David Denborough.

This project was facilitated by Dulwich Centre Foundation and funded by the South Australian Government, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion. Special thanks to the entire Multicultural SA Grant Program for making this all possible!


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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Warwick Wallace

    Congratulations, this is quite an accomplishment on everyone’s behalf, well done.

  2. Soraya Sek

    What a wonderful project- thank you to all the contributors! Some future leaders here, well done all.

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