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Stories of people who came to Australia as refugees or asylum seekers, and the many places we call home.

Season one is available now.

We are excited to announce that our conversation with Alyas has won Best Interview at the 2020 Australian Podcast Awards. The judges called it “Beautiful, soulful storytelling. It makes you feel glad to have met these people through the podcast. Thoroughly compelling.”

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Our Panel at the REIMAGINE virtual festival In My Country

We bring you In My Country’s panel discussion at the REIMAGINE Virtual Festival held in November 2020 for our second bonus episode of the season. Join Pia in conversation with four of the guests from season one, Alyas, Liliana, Marcela and Tenzin. They discuss changing the conversation about what it means to be a refugee and why this is so important for all Australians, and share their thoughts about how all of us can create communities of welcome where we live. Make sure to stay to the end of the episode for a special performance from (newly) grammy-nominated musician Tenzin Choegyal.. . .  The panel was possible thanks to the support of Multicultural Australia.Audio from the panel was recorded and mixed lived by Addited Films https://addictedfilms.com/ Final sound mixing by David Gaylard.  All music is from the Free Music Archive. Full song details and more information is available on the episode page at https://inmycountrypodcast.com/2021/02/25/bonus-ep-our-panel-at-the-reimagine-virtual-festival/ Our logo and graphic design is by Mo Zaidan https://www.behance.net/moezaidan  We have also been helped and supported by a generous and talented community of people. For a full list of credits visit inmycountrypodcast.com/credits/ You can watch the full panel discussion from REIMAGINE on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqW0N1Ftb88Join the conversation: Facebook.com/InMyCountryPodcast Instagram: @inmycountrypodcast Subscribe to our mailing list at http://eepurl.com/g6-YTz See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
  1. Our Panel at the REIMAGINE virtual festival
  2. Alyas on our Aus Pod Awards win
  3. Liliana
  4. Marcela
  5. Tenzin


We hear a lot about refugees and asylum seekers, but we don’t often hear from the people themselves.   In My County shares the stories of six Aussies who came to Australia as refugees or asylum seekers.  Stories of identity, religion, sexuality, the arts, parenting, culture, fashion, meaning, purpose, and the many places we call home.


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We’ve been shortlisted for Best Interview at the 2020 Australian Podcast Awards and we still haven’t picked ourselves up off the floor!

We are beyond excited to tell you our conversation with Alyas – the first interview we ever did! – has been shortlisted for Best Interview in the 2020 Australian Podcast Awards. Big hitters like The Guardian, ABC, Mama Mia, and commercial media enter these awards, so we are so so stoked that our little independent,Continue reading “We’ve been shortlisted for Best Interview at the 2020 Australian Podcast Awards and we still haven’t picked ourselves up off the floor!”

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