Photograph 8110485
The Minister for Immigration, Mr Hubert Opperman, had an intensive programme of official discussions and inspection of migration activities in Italy during seven day visit between April 24 to May 4, 1965. Mr Opperman, who was accompanied by Mrs Opperman and the Secretary of the department of Immigration, Mr P R Heydon, CBE, visited Italy first at the beginning of a tour that would take him briefly to most European countries from which Australia obtains migrants. Mr Opperman inspected the old refuge camp San Saba. Formerly a German prisoner of a war camp, San Saba is soon to be replaced by a new camp, close to the border of Yugoslavia. Mr Opperman talked to refugees in the camp. The Director, Dr S Crassnig (in dark suit) is on the right

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A12111, 1/1965/25/63
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