Steph: I enjoyed the film of the new arrivals where we focused on the the emotions. It was amazing to compare all the different reasons migration occurred. I connected to the story of my parents' migration caused by war and conflict.
Alex: I really connected to the worrying issue of racism on the tram because racism is all around us right now.
Elisa: I enjoyed comparing past and present sites and I was amazed by the differences
Grace: Racism on the tram concerned me because it proves that little things, like not sitting next to someone, can be really hurtful
Eden: I connected to the boats stories because of all the unexpected animal arrivals…but we are rather like those animals in that we also ruined the world of the first Australians.
Ben: I saw how people don’t mind their own business and choose to single someone out racially.
Dylan: I connected to the tram video when it pointed out how we judge people by certain categories
Joe: I was shocked by the outrageous sign from the USA about segregated drinking taps
Adam: I connected to other people’s points of view on the tram-seeing how people view things so differently.
Jack: I connected to a picture of the T shirt “Australia Full” showing don't want certain people in our country...while those with money are acceptable.
Will:I was shocked by the comic strip of the outback with the policeman saying, “No room for refugees. Australia’s full!"
Kitty: I connected to the Sorry sign and I remembered how Australia had been named, “Terra Nullius.” If we hadn't done the wrong thing in the first place, we wouldn't have needed to say sorry.
Angus : I connected to the emigration stories especially John Cotton's who migrated form Britain and had a great passion for birds
Ciaran: I was disappointed to learn of the Government's reaction to aboriginal communities
Tessa: I connected to the feelings of others who were new in this land and how hard it was for them
Chloe: I enjoyed going out and seeing the differences in our city from one hundred and fifty years ago and now.
Jamie: : I connected to the emotion of those who had to leave war torn countries
Brandon: Because of my own migration story, I connected to those who leave their homelands
Joe: Our trip also raised our feelings of compassion to the homeless.