Photograph 8110380
Of every 100 settlers reaching Australia, 94, remained after five years' residence, the Minister for Immigration, Mr Opperman, said on February 19. This was a very high percentage by international standards, he said. Mr Opperman was addressing the 500th dinner of the Apex Club at Mildura, in north-west Victoria. He called at Shepparton to open the Goulbourn Valley Fun and Food Fiesta on February 20. Mr Opperman opens the Fun and Food Fiesta. On the platform from left, are the Fiesta Princess, Miss Jill Sarsfield, the Fiesta Chairman, Mr Keith Godden, and the Fiesta secretary, Mr Brian Breen

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A12111, 1/1965/25/7
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