Brazilian Migration to Australia

An Immigration Discovery Centre Reference Sheet

The Immigration Discovery Centre has a variety of resources relating to Brazilian migration to Australia. On 14 November 2010, the Immigration Museum celebrates Victoria’s Brazilian community with "Brazilian Festival", a cultural festival featuring traditional music, dance, food, film and sports.

Brazilian Festival

Brazilian Festival. Photographer & source: Timothy Burgess.

To assist people with their research into their family history and Brazilian-Australian history and culture, the Immigration Discovery Centre staff prepared the following list of print and electronic resources.

Immigration Discovery Centre reference collections

Resources relating to the Brazilian community in Australia can be found in the Immigration Discovery Centre library. The library houses a diverse reference collection with a focus on migration, cultural diversity and Australian ethno-history.

Brazilian Resource Folder (available in the Immigration Discovery Centre).

James Jupp. The Australian People. “Brazilians,” pp. 187–88. Cambridge, 2001. Catalogue number: 994 A938PE

Soraya Moura. Memorial do Imigrante. São Paulo, 2008. Catalogue number: 325.8161 M533M

Contact the Immigration Discovery Centre

If you require further assistance with your research contact the Immigration Discovery Centre.

Phone us:
+ 61 3 9927 2726

Email us:

Write to us:
Immigration Discovery Centre
Immigration Museum
GPO Box 666
Melbourne 3001 Vic

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Internet Resources

The website of the Brazilian-Australian community group ABRISA gives information about the group's activities as well as free resources to help migrants from Brazil integrate in Australia.

SBS Radio's Portuguese-Speaking Community Page contains information about the Brazilian community and links to radio programs in the Portuguese language.

Radar Magazine is a publication offering information for Brazilians living in Australia and for Australians interested in the Brazilian lifestyle.

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship has created a Community Information Summary about the Brazil-born community in Australia.

The website of the Embassy of Brazil in Australia features general information about the country and its place in the world.