Global Stories

What is your global story? Some Australian expatriates return after decades abroad, while for others, even a few short years away from home can profoundly shape their personal and professional lives. Each month, we ask a member of our network to share their global story, through which you will find a wealth of insights on navigating the return journey home. Read on to learn more about the global stories from those in our network.

Marianne Matin

Marianne Matin's international life began when she joined the British Diplomatic Service in 1988, which kickstarted a career that has seen her work for more than ten organisations and live in six countries on four continents. Originally joining to use her languages...

Ian Griffiths

“I could have remained in Australia and taken a safer, predictable career path,” says Ian Griffiths, reflecting on the beginning of his global journey, which he embarked on some 25 years ago. “But I have always had an adventurous spirit and viewed the offer as a great...

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