Exile on Main Street

Farad a civil engineer who had escaped from Iran was told when he arrived on Christmas island 7 years ago that he would never be settled in Australia. He was exiled to Manus Island. After going through a lot of hardship Farad was brought to Brisbane International Transit Accomodation at Pinkenba (BITA) last April. He needed medical attention after spending 6 years on Manus Island. He was transferred there forcefully from Christmas Island in August 2013.