Sunday, June 14, 2015

Elizabeth Matt recalls growing up in Greta Migrant Camp

From the Maitland Mercury report:

Hundreds of people with family connections to Greta Migrant Camp will attend 66th anniversary celebrations as part of Refugee Week this month.
Greta Migrant Camp was the biggest migrant camp in Australia, taking in 100,000 refugees escaping war torn Europe after World War II.
The theme of the celebration is Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow starting with a free film night on Friday, June 12.
The 1984 movie Silver City will be shown at Greta Workers Club. Doors open at 6pm and the film starts at 7pm.
An exhibition and official opening will be held on Saturday, June 13 at Greta Workers Club at 10am. The free event will include bus trips to the former camp site, exhibits of memorabilia, photographs and costumes.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, June 11, 2015.