A support worker from a family violence outreach service referred Jamila to our duty lawyer at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court.
Jamila is from Bangladesh where she met and married her husband Assad. Shortly after, they came to Australia to live.
Sebastian is a 49 year old man of Anglo background. He is gay and has been subjected to ongoing discrimination, including physical and verbal abuse, for most of his life.
The Rooming House Outreach Team visited him at the rooming house where he has lived for the past two years.