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Booklet - 'Australia, Official Handbook', Australian National Publicity Association, 1943 Document Reg. No: HT 550

Summary:
Booklet titled 'Australia, Official Handbook', published by the, Australian National Publicity Association in 1943. The Australian National Publicity Association was a government organisation formed for the purpose of publicising Australia overseas. That this handbook was published during World War II demonstrates the interest in building Australia as an immigrant destination even before the war had ended and prior to the immigration boom years of the 1950s.
Description:
Dark blue coloured handbook published in October 1943. Cover depicts logo of Australia. Contents feature articles, black-and-white photographs and coloured maps of Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Lyn Mather, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.00 cm (Height), 17.90 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, immigration, advertising, tourism, immigration policies, promotions, immigration selection
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Orientation
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Text: AUSTRALIA/AUSTRALIA/OFFICIAL HANDBOOK/AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL PUBLICITY ASSOCIATION.
Publisher: Australian National Publicity Association, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1943

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