Stories of Achievement from New Australians of Refugee Background
Photo: Azizullah (right) involved in the filming of the COVID-19 pop up at the Wali-e-Asr Centre with SA Health in August 2020.
Azizullah Paigham was resettled in South Australia in 2019 and was hired as a casual journalist by Ghan TV. In Afghanistan, Azizullah worked as a journalist with the Nangarhar Journalists Council and as a FM radio manager. He also worked as a cultural advisor to the foreign forces and ran an ESL education centre for over 300 students. He is currently working with Amnesty International Human Rights and is studying a Human Resources degree at the University of South Australia. He is also studying a National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) course at TAFE SA. “I hope to work in human resources to help people, but I dream of becoming a parliamentarian to make a difference.”