Karen community welcomes new year

POUNDING drums and traditional performances by the Mount Gambier Karen and Karenni communities headlined the Karen New Year celebrations at North Primary School on Saturday. Celebrating […]

Migrants explore life on the land

A GLENCOE farm was in the spotlight this week when a number of the region’s migrants had a close-up look at Australia’s vital wool industry. Around […]

Wealth for toil in lucky country

FOR Karen refugees Saw Khain and Saw Myo, working nine hours a day, six days a week is easy compared to the gruelling work they are […]

World Refugee Day celebrated

WORLD Refugee Day was celebrated yesterday at Tenison Woods College as two women shared their stories of freedom with students. Handing over the first two rag […]

Decade of freedom celebrated

NORTH Gambier Primary School was full of music and dance on Saturday night as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate 10 years since the first Karen […]

Refugee settlement celebrated

LIFE in Australia is a world away from a childhood spent in Thailand camps for Karen refugees Nerr Soe Kapan and Lizar Lee. Never setting foot […]