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Mr Bill Rutherford, son of a Tyneside coal miner, will arrive in Britain in mid-January as leader of a mission to encourage skilled workers to migrate to Queensland, Australia. Mr Rutherford is Queensland State Migration Officer. The four-man mission will spend 10 weeks in Britain seeking tradesmen, particularly in the metal, building and printing trades. Mr Rutherford was born at Seaton Burn, and later lived at East Chevington. The Queensland State Migration Officer, Mr Bill Rutherford, in the grounds of Yungaba, the Queensland Government's migration office and reception centre for many State-nominated migrants

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RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1964/30/2
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