Empowering Asians Between Cultures
The Asian Australian Project (AAP) is a not-for-profit initiative run by and for young Asian-Australians and more broadly, Asians Between Cultures (ABCs): those who grow up sharing cultural influences from both the East and the West.
Living in a multicultural society like Australia is a unique and often confusing experience for many ABCs. We want to help facilitate their journey in growing their awareness and understanding of the nuances of these unique cultural experiences while nurturing a surrounding network and community.
Prior to the 2022 Federal Election, AAP spoke to emerging and established Asian Australian politicians to talk about how their cultures and identities have shaped the way they’ve interacted and influenced politics. Not often do we talk about our upbringings and how that’s affected the way we’ve interacted with the political system in Australia. From war […]
مہرین Can you tell us a bit about your cultural background and where you were before deciding to become a politician? I grew up in Lahore in Punjab in Pakistan. Lahoris are very proud of who they are. There’s a saying which is very popular in Lahore: “Those who haven’t seen Lahore haven’t been born […]
黄英贤 Can you tell us about your cultural background, and where you were before you decided to enter politics? I was born in Malaysia and my father was Malaysian-Chinese. His dad was Cantonese and his mother, my grandmother, was Hakka. My dad had a scholarship to study at Adelaide University, where he met my mum, […]
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