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an 'Operation Jaycee' ship - More than 350 British migrants arrived in Australia this month aboard the liner STRATHAIRD under Australian Junior Chambers of Commerce sponsorship in one of the largest migrant projects ever conducted by a voluntary organization. Under the scheme, the Junior Chambers found jobs and accommodation for particular British families, met them on arrival in Australia, and took them to their new homes. Barbara and Gwenda Baker enjoy fresh fruit and milk at the J C reception on their arrival in Melbourne on the STRATHAIRD

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A12111, 1/1959/4/32
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