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Booklet - 'Education in Australia', Department of Immigration, 1971 Document Reg. No: HT 24121

Booklet 'Education in Australia', published by the Department of Immigration, 1971. It provides an introduction to education in Australia. It is one of the many publications given to newly arrived migrants at the Enterprise Hostel to assist them with the settlement process.
Booklet with cover photo is of a 'typical' classroom scene with children seated at their desks, a teacher and walls featuring instructional material. The title is printed in blue.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Victor Sikich, 2009
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: education, immigration, assisted immigration, settlement, refugees, migrant hostels, migrant reception centres
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Inscription: 'Education in Australia/ No. 37 February 1971'
Publisher: Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Australia, 1971
Place & Date Used: Enterprise Hostel, Springvale, Victoria, Australia, circa 1971
References: This collection is also accompanied by a small archive consisting of company magazines, financial documents, and material relating to personnel and residents.

'A worthwhile Enterprise: the migrant hostel in Springvale', Exhibition Catalogue, Museum Victoria (2009); Powerhouse Museum website:; Migration Heritage Centre website: ; Agency Notes for CA 1649 "Commonwealth Hostels Limited, Central Office", National Archives Australia:;B=CA+1649

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