The year that was: ‘I couldn’t leave my mother to die’

Dr Natalia Peker used a phone and family contacts to get her mother to safety
Dr Natalia Peker
Dr Natalia Peker.

AusDoc is looking back at the year. Here is the story of Dr Natalia Peker and her fight to ensure her elderly mother could escape Ukraine following the Russian invasion.

A few weeks ago, Dr Natalia Peker left her farm in Goulburn and drove to Sydney Airport, where she was reunited with her mother, Larissa.