Photograph 7450139
Migrants from 33 countries are playing a vital part in the dramatic expansion of Australia's steel industry. At Port Kembla Steel Works, 56 miles south of Sydney, NSW, more than 5 700 of the total work force of nearly 13 000 are post war migrants from Britain and Europe - about forty five per cent. Annual ingot steel production at the works has soared from under 500 000 tons in 1949 to 2 200 000 tons today. Port Kembla steel works group represents 11 nationalities. Back row, left to right: A Hagstrom (Swedish), H Zolleman (German), P Koliopoulds (Greek), L Jensen (Danish), O Kuntsi, (Finnish), J Lawton (English). Front row: M Kunert (Polish), B de Santis (Italian), M Healey (Australian), J da Silva, (Portuguese), W Rewak (Ukrainian)

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A12111, 1/1960/16/259
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