Saturday, June 20, 2015

Hundreds gather to recall life in Greta Migrant Camp

From the Maitland Mercury report:
The Greta Migrant Camp community is like a big family, Greta Migrant Camp Celebrations organiser Tanya Petrot says.
Hundreds of people gathered at Greta Workers Club on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to share and learn about the history of the old camp that was home to about 100,000 migrants who escaped Europe after World War II.
Ms Petrot said many people brought their own historical artefacts to show others at the reunion, including old documents from family members who spent time living in the camp.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, June 14, 2015.