Photograph 7478118
A three sentence letter by a happy English woman in Australia to the London "Sunday Pictorial" has led to at least 28 English families coming to Australia. The letter, published early this year was written by Mrs Olive Price, of Brisbane, because she was annoyed by the publicity given to criticisms of Australia by disgruntled migrants who had returned to England. When Mr George Balkeway of Shropshire, arrived in Brisbane, he was met by the Price family and was the guest of honour at a "Welcome to Australia" party. Mrs Price and her sons Christopher (left) and Nicholas, with some of the many letters she received from prospective British migrants to Australia

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A12111, 1/1959/13/38
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