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An image of Sesa at work

Sesa Metui is one of 9 siblings, and until recently, lived in her family home in Nukuleka, Tonga caring for her parents.

In July 2022 Sesa decided to start supporting her family in a different way, taking up a position at a meat processing site in Australia through the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme to earn more money for them.

Lily Tangat Bunbury Bushfire Brigade

Lily Tangat from Vanuatu is employed at LJM Produce, south of Perth, as part of the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme. After an initial adjustment period, she has come to enjoy the tranquility of the South West and working alongside workers from a host of other countries as well as making connections with the local community and developing skills to take back home.