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Certificate - Authority to Remain in Australia, Issued to Barbara Condurateanu, 17 Jun 1952 Document Reg. No: HT 595

Summary:
Certificate of Authority to Remain in Australia, issued to Barbara Condurateanu, 17 June 1952. This certificate was issued by the Commonwealth Government and allows Barbara to remain living in Australia.

Barbara Condurateanu was a Romanian refugee who spent World War II 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 World War II 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.
Description:
Typed certificate on with signature in black ink, and stamped by the Department of Immigration Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.80 cm (Height), 19.00 cm (Length)

More information

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, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Arrival
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: Text: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY TO REMAIN IN AUSTRALIA/ Serial No: 114450 Stamp: DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AUSTRALIA
Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia, Geneva, Switzerland, circa 1952
Issued By: Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 17 Jun 1952
Issued To: Barbara Condurateanu, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 Jun 1952

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