Being a refugee is not a choice

Past Event

On World Refugee Day author and refugee advocate Carina Hoang will reflect on the exodus of more than one million Vietnamese between 1975 and 1996. Carina Hoang escaped war-torn Vietnam on a wooden boat with her two younger siblings and 370 other people when she was sixteen. Her experience shaped her life and inspired her award winning book, Boat People: personal stories from the Vietnam Exodus 1975-1996.


Date and Time:  10-11.30 am, Wednesday 19 June.  

Where:  Local History Centre 

Presenter: Dr Carina Hoang  

Bookings preferred        Cost: Free   Includes light refreshments

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Event Details

Time: 10 am until 11:30 am

Venue: City of Vincent Local History Centre

Event Date(s)

  • Wednesday 19th June 2019