Photograph 7495081
New Australian migrant workers are highly regarded in every field of industrial activity in Australia today. Glen Iris Brick & Tile Co., one of the most progressive firm in Australia today has given the finest example of the faith of the employer in his New Australian workers. A mechanic working in the garage at the Templestowe branch of this firm, was chosen to return to Italy and select 35 workers for which this company had guaranteed employment and accommodation. Bruno Capitanio from Venice was the man and he returned with what the Manager described as "a fine batch of man, who are doing a splendid job". This firm has three brick works near Melbourne, all employing New Australians, but as Templestowe with a staff of 100 men, 90% are New Australians

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A12111, 1/1956/16/13
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