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Booklet - 'A Handbook for Support Groups', Department of Immigration & Ethnic Affairs, 1983 Document Reg. No: HT 9147

Summary:
Booklet titled 'A Handbook for Support Groups participating in the Community Refugee Settlement Scheme', issued by the Department of Immigration & Ethnic Affairs and published by the Australian Government Publishing Service in 1983 It provides basic information for participants in Community Refugee Settlement Scheme on assisting refugees settle. This is a new edition which includes section on Eastern Europeans reflecting Polish intake in early 1980s, as well as Indo-Chinese refugees reflecting ongoing intake of refugees from Vietnam during this period.
Description:
24 page booklet plus cover, staple bound, blue cover with Commonwealth of Australia crest at masthead and two photographs of refugees receiving community assistance, white title text.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Ms Helen Sartinas - Museum Victoria Immigration Museum, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.90 cm (Height), 17.50 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, white australia policy, racism, discrimination, immigration debates, immigration policies, multiculturalism, australian citizenship act, racial discrimination act, refugees
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Text, front cover: DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND ETHNIC AFFAIRS/A Handbook for/Support Groups/participating in the/Community Refugee/Settlement Scheme.
Issued By: Department of Immigration & Ethnic Affairs, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1983
Publisher: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS), Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1983

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