Oral History Interview
Campbelltown local Fatin, who was born in Baghdad, tells the story of how her family left war torn Iraq for Fatin and her husband to finish their studies. Fatin completed her Masters in Engineering and her husband his PhD in Malaysia before applying everywhere in the world for a job. As the tensions in Iraq continued and fears for her kids safety grew, an opportunity with UTS - University of Technology Sydney - presented itself to move to Australia.
Discussions include: Migrating to Australia, Auburn, Australian Wildlife, weather, moving to Campbelltown, Glen Alpine, Western Sydney University, Iraq, language, New Zealand.
Interview by: Andrew Allen, Local Studies, Campbelltown City Library
Recorded: 24 October 2016
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Read the Transcript of the interview with Fatin Al Rawi(31KB, PDF).