Mrs Carmen Lazar, Manager of Assyrian resource centre spoke to SBS Assyrian about her latest meeting with the minister of immigration to discuss the long waiting list of Assyrian refugees living outside Iraq and Syria for years waiting to come to Australia.
Oliver Slewa interviewed Jane (not real name), an Assyrian Psychologist at Lifeline Australia. Jane talks about Lifeline's services and how Lifeline has prevented thousands of people from committing suicide and saved their lives.
Dr Mariam Joseph is a well-known medical professional in the Assyrian community. She has been involved in the Australian media during the COVID-19 crisis by presenting promotional and awareness campaigns.
The Assyrian Chaldean and Syriac community in Melbourne nominated Ms Valentine Aghajani to represent them at the annual meeting with the Minister of Immigration, The Hon Andrew Giles, to discuss the community's immigration needs.
Many new books have been published recently showcasing the history and contribution to the spreading of Christianity around the world by the Church of the East. Unfortunately, few have been bought and read because of the illiteracy of the language among the Assyrian people