‘If you want anything done, get the #Sikhs’: community wins admirers for #bushfire and #Covid aid

As soon as they arrived the small group set up shop, cooking thousands of free hot vegetarian meals for those who lost their homes in January’s Gippsland fires and were sheltering in the town.

“We’re pretty redneck up here,” says Leanne Jennings, who runs the Bairnsdale Neighbourhood House.“So to have people from different cultures come along and help us out in our town was amazing. It certainly does break down some barriers.”

Source: ‘If you want anything done, get the Sikhs’: community wins admirers for bushfire and Covid aid | Australia news | The Guardian