Photograph 7450011
Since the early post-war years, migrants from some 30 countries have comprised about half the men working on Tasmania's hydro-electric power developments. The story is the same on the latest project at Poatina, where 780 men are working on the State's first underground power station. Tension in the tunnel: Working in the access tunnel to the underground power station, Italian-born shift foremen Eugenio Labbrozzi, 32, uses a tension wrench to set a rock-bolt in the roof. From Pescara, Italy, he has been in Australia for eight years. Eugenio has worked for the Hydro Electric Commission on Brady's Tunnel, Bronte Park and in Liapootah Tunnel

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A12111, 1/1960/16/115
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