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Australia"s immigrants, 1788-1978

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Sydney, Boston .
Written in English



  • Australia,
  • Australia.


  • Immigrants -- Australia,
  • Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementGeoffrey Sherington.
SeriesAustralian experience ;, no. 1
LC ClassificationsDU120 .S44
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4121549M
ISBN 100868610100, 0868610186
LC Control Number80067729

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  Greek Immigration to Australia. Books about Emigration and Immigration [edit | edit source] Vine Hall, Nick. Tracing Your Family History in Australia: a guide (Family History Library Call Number D23V. There are also several source books about how to find emigration and immigration records. These books are listed in the Place Search of the. Australias immigrants (Book, ) []. During this period, Arther Calwell, the first minister for immigration, maintained a strict "White Australia" policy. In , the Whitlam Labor Government adopted a policy of non-discrimination in the selection of immigrants. This move resulted in an increased admission of Asians. The Australian Immigration eBook provides the guidance you need when applying for your visa and then how to successfully make the move. Scroll down to see a list of official Australian Government Agencies & Corporations who contribute to the contents of the book.

  Between and , two million immigrants arrived in Australia. The decision by the Australian Government to open up the nation in this way was based on the notion of ‘populate or perish’ that emerged in the wake of the Second World War. Among the new immigrants were the first government-sanctioned non-British migrants. This is when passenger arrivals became an Australian Government responsibility. We hold a few passenger records from before , but only for ports in Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. Other pre arrival records are held by the state and territory government archives in the state or territory where the arrival occurred. Conflicts overseas have also meant that Australia is now taking refugees from countries previously unrepresented. In the fastest growing refugee group is from Sudan followed by Afghanistan and Iraq. i James Jupp, ii iii Kate Walsh, The changing face of Australia: A century of immigration , Sydney, Allen & Unwin, , Australias Immigrants (Australian experience) vyciq 0 Comments. Australias immigrants (Book, ) [].