The Immigration Discovery Centre has a variety of resources relating to Dutch migration to Australia. On 8 October 2006, the Immigration Museum celebrated Victoria’s Dutch community with ‘Dutch Fest’, a cultural festival attended by over two thousand people.
A Dutch migrant family. State Electricity Commission of Victoria collection.
Source: Museum Victoria
To assist people with their research into their family history and Dutch-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 Dutch 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.
Dutch Migration to Australia
Dutch Resource Folder (available in the Immigration Discovery Centre)
Bell, James. 1981. The Dutch. Nelson. Catalogue Number: 305.83931
Eysbertse, Marijke and Dirk. 2006. Where Waters Meet: The Dutch Migrant Experience in Australia. Erasmus Foundation. Catalogue Number: 304.89404920922 E97
Jupp, James. 2001. The Australian People. Cambridge University Press, 2001
Catalogue Number: 994 A938PE
Peeters, Nonya. 2006. The Dutch Down Under 1606-2006. University of Western Australia Press. Catalogue Number: 304.8940492 D975P
Zierke, Elly. 1997. Old Ties and New Beginnings - Dutch Women in Australia.
Dutch Care Ltd. Catalogue Number: 994.00043931
Torpy, Dennis. 226 & Counting, The Steenhuis Family Celebrates 50 Years in Australia. Catalogue Number: 305.894 920 094
Wilson, Petronella E. 1996. Always More Potato. T.J and P.E. Wilson.
Catalogue Number: 929.2 W752
Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre
Moss, Merrilee. 1997. Taking a Punt - First Stop Bonegilla.
City of Darebin. Catalogue Number: 304.89404 T136
Nuchtern, Walter A. 2002. Postwar European migration at Bonegilla and Bathurst 1948-51. W.A. Nuchtern. Catalogue Number: 305.8941 N963
Pennay, Bruce. 2001. Albury Wodonga's Bonegilla: a provincial centre's experience of postwar immigration, 1947-1971. Charles Sturt University in Association with the Albury Regional Museum. Catalogue Number: 304.894 P412
Pithie. Helen. 2000. From the steps of Bonegilla: Bonegilla Migrant Reception & Training Centre, 1947-1971. Albury Regional Museum, Catalogue Number: 304.894 F931
Sluga, Glenda. 1988. Bonegilla: a place of no hope. University of Melbourne.
Catalogue Number: 325.94 S634
Contact the Immigration Discovery Centre
If you require further assistance with your research contact the Immigration Discovery Centre.
+ 61 3 9927 2726
Write to us:
Immigration Discovery Centre
GPO Box 666
Melbourne 3001 Vic