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Booklet - 'White Australia: Reform?', 6 Jul 1964 Document Reg. No: HT 8517

Summary:
Booklet with orange cover, entitled 'White Australia: Reform?'. This issue published 6 July 1964.

One of series of Current Affairs Bulletin published fortnightly by the Deptment of Tutorial Classes at the University of Sydney on variety of social and political topics. This issue follows two published in 1957 ('White Australia - Origins' and 'White Australia - Today's Dilemma') which looked at the history, community attitudes and resulting government dilemmas in foreign policy. This issue looks at recent developments in moves towards reform. It presents the post 1958 Migration Act procedures of prohibition, exception, and temporary and permanent entry. It discusses different moral questions relating to White Australia, quotes from the Immigration Reform Groups 1960 publication 'Control or Colour Bar?' and considers the extent of influence of pro-reform groups.
Description:
16 page (including cover), with orange cover featuring series of angular concentric circles in black and white, with title in white bar overlaying circles.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Ms Helen Sartinas - Museum Victoria Immigration Museum, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.30 cm (Height), 14.30 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: australian citizenship act, discrimination, immigration, immigration debates, immigration policies, multiculturalism, racial discrimination act, racism, refugees, white australia policy, making history - white australia
Themes this item is part of: Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Title, front cover: 'CURRENT AFFAIRS BULLETIN / Vol. 34, No. 4, JULY 6, 1964 / White Australia - Reform?'
Publisher: University of Sydney Department of Tutorial Classes, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1964

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