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How a Chinese driver got her Australian driver's licence in Ballarat

Gwen Liu
Updated June 21 2024 - 5:34pm, first published June 18 2024 - 11:12am
The day before Gwen Liu takes her first drive test in Australia. Picture by Lachlan Bence
The day before Gwen Liu takes her first drive test in Australia. Picture by Lachlan Bence

On a night when the cold air swept through Ballarat in April, I half-heartedly messaged a driving instructor on WeChat, a Chinese social media platform.

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Gwen Liu

Gwen Liu

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Qiyun (Gwen) Liu is a bilingual journalist in English and Chinese with The Courier. For story tips on Ballarat : gwen.liu@austcommunitymedia.com.au.

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