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Booklet - 'Migrant Hostels in Australia', Department of Immigration, 1970 Document Reg. No: HT 24127

Booklet 'Migrant Hostels in Australia', published by the Department of Immigration, 1970. It provides an introduction to Australian migrant hostels describing the buildings, facilities and services available at the migrant hostels. It also lists the tariff rates to enable prospective and new migrants to estimate how much they would be paying each week for their stay. 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 image showing a black and white photo of three children at a migrant hostel, title is printed in blue.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Victor Sikich, 2009
Discipline: History

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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: 'Migrant Hostels in Australia/ No. 8 March 1970'
Publisher: Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Australia, 1970
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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