With a FaceBook following of over 108k, New Humans Of Australia celebrates the voices of refugees and migrants who call Australia home. Founder and writer, Nicola Gray seeks to reduce discrimination towards migrants, especially refugees, through the powerful medium of storytelling. 'In 2006, I fled from Iran to Syria. After I arrived, I was interviewed … Continue reading Interview with New Humans of Australia
The Hughes family has a long history of providing great customer service to the residents and visitors of Tailem Bend. In 1943, Jeff Hughes, who already owned the local deli, jumped at the opportunity to expand his business portfolio by purchasing the newsagency next door. For three generations now, Jeff, Robert and Tony Hughes have … Continue reading Three generations of investment in Tailem Bend
While many people stop to refuel at the Tailem Takeaway and Pizza, owners Michael and Karen Alleman have decided to take a pit stop themselves. After all the work put into renovating, refurbishing and refitting the shop since purchasing it in 2014, the Alleman’s are selling up and have their sights on a new project. … Continue reading A pit stop at the Masonic Hall for accommodation
After quitting their jobs to open the Tailem Bend Bakery in 2014, Paige Coombe and her husband Jake, along with her parents Deb and Malc became first time business owners. With the new responsibilities came new challenges. ‘About a year after we bought the bakery we decided that the shop needed to be updated because … Continue reading Baking up a storm
He has lived through the Iraq-Iran war, dodged death a few times, fled his country and flown across the world to rebuild a life in Australia with nothing more than $20US, a blanket and the clothes on his back. Eight years on and Ahmad is the first Ahwazian Arab man in South Australia to graduate from University – an extraordinary feat for someone who spoke no English when he first arrived here in 2008.