People Project

Meet our interpreters and translators who each give a voice to others

Meet our interpreters and translators who each give a voice to others

Meagan Phillips - Wednesday, October 17, 2018


They come from different backgrounds and speak 160+ different languages.  They bring worlds of knowledge, and lifetimes of experience. 

Some have a gift for words, others have a gift for people. Many are highly educated. Some believe in service.

Some came to Australia with family. Some had no choice but to come alone. Some are refugees wanting to help others, others are retiring CEOs keeping busy with helping people.

They...

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Kerime Cokelek's Story

Kerime Cokelek's Story

Meagan Phillips - Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Kerime Cokelek was born in the city of Alaca in TurkeyKerime Cokelek and
migrated to Australia with her parents and three siblings in 1970,
when she was 9 years old.

Initially her family had planned to live and work in Australia for two years to save money, before returning to Turkey...

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Meet Macy Azar

Meet Macy Azar

Meagan Phillips - Wednesday, September 05, 2018


When Macy migrated from Iran to Australia in 2011, she arrived as a skilled migrant with a successful career working as a metallurgy engineer. 

Born in Iran’s capital, Tehran, she lived and worked in the cosmopolitan city until the decision was made to move to Australia with her family.

Soon after settling into her new life, she found a job in her field and...

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