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Application Form - Aliens entering Australia in Overseas Vessel or Aircraft, Commonwealth of Australia, 28 Jul 1946 Document Reg. No: HT 15750

Summary:
Three forms issued by the Commonwealth of Australia for 'Aliens entering Australia in Overseas Vessel or Aircraft'. The forms have been filled in by Samuel Gung for his wife, Mary, and two children Jeff and Phyllis. The arrived on Melbourne from Hong Kong on board Shausi on the 28 July 1946.

Samuel was born in Carlton in 1920 to Chinese parents. At a young age he travelled to China with his family where he remained to finish his education and marry. In 1947 he returned to Melbourne with his wife and two children. He worked with his father at the Geraldton Fruit Company, and had four more children in Australia. The Gung family collection documents their experiences of immigrating and living in Australia from the 1920s to the 1960s and the gradual easing of the White Australia policy.
Description:
Three forms all on yellowing paper with black printed text. Personal details written in pen. There is a staple through three forms on top left hand corner. The last page has a water mark on it.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Jeff Gung, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.00 cm (Width), 33.70 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: chinese immigration, immigration policies, immigration selection, government departments, government policies, white australia policy
Themes this item is part of: Gung Family Collection, Migration Collection, Samuel Gung, Son of Chinese Migrants (1920-1993)
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Arrival
Tertiary Classification: forms
Inscriptions: Text: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/FORM A. 2./National Security (Aliens Control) Regulations./Form of Application for Registration./(For Aliens entering Australia in Overseas Vessel or Aircraft.)
Issued By: Australian Commonwealth Government, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Jul 1946
Other Association (See Comments): Mr Samuel Gung, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 28 Jul 1946

Forms filled out by
Person Named: Jeff Gung, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 28 Jul 1946
Person Named: Phyllis Gung, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 28 Jul 1946
Person Named: Mrs Mary Gung, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 28 Jul 1946

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