Photograph 7478037
Migrants at the Melbourne Olympics as guests of oil company. Hundreds of migrants in gay and colourful national costume will be a feature of the 15th Olympiad in Melbourne on Thursday, November 29. The migrants are to be the quests of the Commonwealth Oil Refineries, Ltd, BP's marketing associate in Australia. COR decided to give nearly 400 tickets to migrants of all nationalities as a gesture of appreciation for the magnificent contribution the new settlers have made to Australia's post-war development. The president of the Good Neighbour Council (Mr McLaren) in receiving the tickets from COR, said - "This is a fine gesture by your company. It is greatly appreciated". A British migrant, Mr Brian Moll, formerly of Wanstead, London, was chosen to hand the tickets to Mr McLaren. Since his arrival Mr Moll has worked for COR

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A12111, 1/1956/13/20
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