Friday, August 29, 2014

Greta migrants to tell their stories

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Writer Alek Schulha intends to publish their experiences in a book – the first time their stories will have been told in their own words.
Mr Schulha has received backing from John Tucker, of the Ethnic Community Council of Newcastle, who said: “When we receive a chapter or two, we will seek funding to have the book published.”
This news came yesterday after people learned recently that plans to celebrate the 65th anniversary of Greta Migrant Camp had been abandoned amid claims organisers had no funding and no time.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Aug. 26, 2014.