Photograph 7428082
Brisbane's Festival of Immigration (May 31 to June 6, 1959) was one of the most colourful features of the Centenary Year celebrations. The years marked 100 years of self-government for the state. Highlights of the week were a concert by new settlers in the festival hall and a mass Naturalization ceremony for 629 new citizens in the City Hall. Nearly 300 migrants took part in the concert. Photographic display at the entrance to the Bank of New South Wales, Queen Street, Brisbane

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A12111, 1/1959/17/65
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