Occupation: Field Training Officer at Casey Station in Antarctica working for the Australian Antarctic Division. State of Residency: Antarctica (not a state per se). Australia is responsible for this part of the Antarctic continent and it is home for now. Favourite place in Australia: Mt. Kosciusko. Upon Arrival: Surprised by the care-free and relaxed nature of people - No worries, at all!
Occupation: Senior Geology Consultant. State of Residency: WA. Favourite place in Australia: Perth. Upon arrival: surprised by the Aussie accent. Even though I spoke good English, sometimes I could not understand anything.
Occupation: Athlete. State of Residency: SA. Favourite place in Australia: The beach. Upon arrival: Surprised by everything being so clean, the traffic being so organised and that there was so much order.
INTERWEAVING: COEXISTENCE AND RESILIENCE IN AUSTRALIA
State of Residency: VIC. Favourite place in Australia: Byron Bay. Upon arrival: Surprised by the Australian bubble (independent and isolated). A bit behind in keeping up with fashion and lifestyle trends
State of Residency: SA. Favourite place in Australia: I’ve got so many, from Willunga Beach and Whaler’s Way in SA, to Port Douglas in QLD, to Mandurah in WA. Upon arrival: I was surprised by the lack of palm trees on the beach. Photo courtesy of Sam Oster