The Past Wrongs Future Choices project website is now live.
Nikkei Australia member Christine Piper’s award winning novel After Darkness has been published in Japanese.
Nikkei Australia members Dr Keiko Tamura and Elysha Rei will present a talk – ‘Japanese War Brides – a Queensland Story’ in Brisbane.
By Christine Piper: The Nippon Foundation announced the results of its Global Nikkei Young Adult Identity Project.
By Pearl Hamaguchi: My name is Pearl Hamaguchi. I was born in Broome in 1940. I live in Broome. I’ve lived nowhere else.
By Steve Dawson: It is a privilege to be able to write about my family’s ancestral Japanese roots, especially given the significance of Sakuragawa Rikinosuke, who is recorded as the first Japanese to settle in Australia.
Download a report about Solrun Hoas’ After Tatura.
My mother, Yumiko, and my father, Masakazu, met in Sydney in the early 1980s. My dad had dreams of trying something different, separate from his large family in Nagoya; my mother had previously moved to Australia from Tokyo, with her first husband, a clever man named John from Newcastle who rode a motorcycle.
By Jim McFarlane: My sister Coral and I come from a Japanese mother and an Australian father who met in Hiroshima during our father’s service in the occupation forces in 1952.
- 21 February 2024
- NEW! Two Nikkei Australia Members to present lecture about early Japanese female migrants to Australia
- 29 November 2023
- Nikkei Australia members to present at the Asian Art Research Now symposium 1 December
- 10 November 2023
- Nikkei Australia's Mayu Kanamori to give a talk about Australian multiculturalism and Nikkei migration