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Leaflet - First Income Statement Unemployment Benefit, Issued to Julius Toth, Commonwealth of Australia, Apr 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 850

Income statement of Unemployment and Sickness Benefits issued to Julius Toth by the Commonwealth of Australia in April 1957. The statement has been filled in with dates but no other details. Julius arrived in Melbourne, Australia on 22 March 1957, leaving Hungary after the failed revolution of 1956 and subsequent Soviet occupation. On arrival he met Hungarian Joseph Tolney who offered Julius and two other Hungarian immigrants board and assistance finding work. Julius found work at Jacques Bros Ltd, although following some misunderstandings with the union he had to leave. After tying unsuccessfully to find employment in various foundries in his trade (moulding) he accepted a job in a scrap metal yard, although he later found a job as a die-caster at Joseph Lucas Pty Ltd.
Single sided leaflet with printed black text and dates filled out in black ink. The rest of the form is incomplete.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Julius Toth, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 25.50 cm (Height), 20.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: working life, immigration, unemployment, social services, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Employment
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Text: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/Social Services Consolidation Act - Unemployment and Sickness Benefits/FIRST INCOME STATEMENT - UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT/DIRECTIONS - This form must be completed in ink, and lodged with the Registrar of Unemployment/and Sickness Benefits, or his Agent.
Printer: W.M. Houston, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1950s
Issued To: Mr Julius Toth, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1957
Issued By: Commonwealth of Australia, Australia, Apr 1957

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