Backpackers targeted with graffiti and rocks

With concern above coronavirus top to a lift in racism experiences across Australia, the Harvest Trail Lodge backpackers has had rocks thrown at it and racist messages posted outside the house the developing.

It is German backpacker Milan Scheunemann’s initial excursion to Australia and he has been performing in the Riverland considering that November. He mentioned it was a shame to have these incidents come about when most of the local community welcomed backpackers.

“We had stones thrown up on the balcony (at the hostel) but by the time we seemed above, whoever had thrown them had by now gone,” he mentioned.

McLaren Vale Backpackers supervisor Johanne Ruddock mentioned it was a difficult time for backpackers in the area, with restricted function in the place coupled with no government assistance. Social distancing implies the McLaren Vale Backpackers can only house 40 people at the minute, in contrast to the normal … Read More