Photograph 7649088
Australia's 100 000th Dutch Migrant, 27 year-old Mrs Adriana Zevenbergen, at Port Melbourne, with her husband, Cornelis and sons Cornelis, 5 and Addo, 1. They were aboard the JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELD, on November 5th 1958. Before the ship arrived, representatives of Australia's press, radio, television and newsreels met Mrs Zevenbergen in Port Philip Bay. On the following day, the Zevenbergen's travelled 45 miles to Geelong, VIC, where Mr Zevenbergen will work with Shell Refining Ltd. At a dinner aboard the J V O in honour of Mrs Zevenbergen on the night of her arrival, the Netherlands Ambassador, Dr Lovink, presented the permanent head of the Immigration Department, Mr Heyes, with the 1st Olivier Van Noort Medallion on behalf of the Netherlands Immigration Fund's deed of foundation. The medallion is awarded to those who assist Netherlanders to migrate to a new homeland

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A12111, 1/1958/4/98
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