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Leaflet - Department of Immigration, Employment Assurance, circa 1950 Reg. No: HT 606
- Unused Employment Assurance form, issued by the Department of Immigration, circa 1950. It is probably part of the materials received by the Condurateanu's as they prepared to depart Europe for Australia.
Barbara Condurateanu was a Romanian refugee who spent WWII in a Russian POW camp and being repatriated back to Romania, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp. In the camp she met fellow Romanian refugee Nicolae Condurateanu, who had spent WWII in a German POW camp. The couple married in 1948 at the A1 Heetre Camp and immigrated to Australia in 1950, where Nicolae worked in a Tea factory and Barbara at the Four and Twenty Pie factory. They had no family in Australia and had to rely on each other for support eventually purchasing a house and establishing a life in their new country.
- Unused form with extensive typed black text. Issued by the Commonwealth Migration Office regarding Employment Assurance.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||33.50 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Transport Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - Employment|
|Tertiary Classification:||reference materials|
|Inscriptions:||Text: EMPLOYMENT ASSURANCE [extensive text]|
|Issued By:||Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, circa 1950|
|User:||Barbara Condurateanu, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|
|User:||Nicolae Condurateanu, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|