New South Wales
Albury city, Armidale Regional, Ballina, Balranald, Bathurst Regional, Bega Valley, Bellingen, Blacktown city, Bland, Blue Mountains city, Broken Hill city, Byron, Cabonne, Campbelltown city, Canada Bay, Canterbury-Bankstown, Carrathool, Central Coast city, Cessnock city, Cobar, Coffs Harbour city, Cumberland, Dungog, Edward River, Eurobodalla, Fairfield city, Federation, Gunnedah, Gwydir, Hunters Hill, Inner West, Kyogle, Lachlan, Lithgow city, Liverpool city, Moree Plains, Mosman, Murray River, North Sydney, Northern Beaches, Parramatta city, Snowy Monaro Regional, Strathfield, Sydney city, Tamworth Regional, Upper Hunter Shire, Weddin, Wollondilly, Wollongong city, Woollahra, Yass Valley
|South Australia 17|
|Western Australia 42|
|Northern Territory 9|
|Australian Capital Territory 1|
“Fear, most assuredly, has a smell,” she recounted many years later. “But no one spoke, cried or even whimpered.”
More than 40 years later, An Ngo Lang would like to share with you her remarkable story – in person at the ‘Human Library’, commemorating Refugee Week on Saturday 22 June.
“We were waiting; expecting that at any second the helicopter would be blown to pieces.
“Large, black plumes of smoke, all around the city, from burning houses, cars, and buildings rose up into the night sky,” she recalls.
“Saigon, the beautiful city of my childhood, the place I believed to be peaceful and held all my earliest memories, had become total chaos; a place of panic, terror, confusion and war.”