Australia: Stories of the South - Australia's South Sudanese: Stories-of-the-South18

Acuoth Acol lies in a rock pool at Empress Falls in the Blue Mountains National Park outside Sydney. Acuoth is a community development worker and also a volunteer coach of Sydney’s South Sudanese basketball team, the South Stars. Acuoth was born in Khartoum and came to Australia in 2002 at 18 years of age with his parents and 6 siblings. The photographer first initially Acuoth in 2011 in South Sudan during the countries independence celebrations. Acuoth was one of the many returning Australian South Sudanese at this time.

Acuoth Acol lies in a rock pool at Empress Falls in the Blue Mountains National Park outside Sydney. Acuoth is a community development worker and also a volunteer coach of Sydney’s South Sudanese basketball team, the South Stars. Acuoth was born in Khartoum and came to Australia in 2002 at 18 years of age with his parents and 6 siblings. The photographer first initially Acuoth in 2011 in South Sudan during the countries independence celebrations. Acuoth was one of the many returning Australian South Sudanese at this time.