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Booklet - 'Assisted Passages to Australia', Department of Immigration, 1971 Document Reg. No: HT 24123

Booklet 'Assisted Passages to Australia', published by the Department of Immigration, 1971. It provides an historical outline of the Assisted Passage programme, the types of government and non-government assistance available, and a range of information and contacts for organisations that could assist in their settlement. It is one of the many publications given to prospective British migrants to assist them with the migration and settlement process.
Booklet with black and white photo of a man and his son and title printed in orange text
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Victor Sikich, 2009
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: immigration, assisted immigration, settlement, refugees, migrant hostels, migrant reception centres, -1
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Accommodation - Hostels
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Inscription: (Front cover) 'Assisted Passages to Australia/ No. 41 March 1971.'
(Back cover): 'In Australia where there's a will there's a wonderful life!'
Publisher: Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Australia, 1971
Place & Date Used: Enterprise Hostel, Springvale, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970
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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