Photograph 8112780
The Netherlands Minister for Social Affairs and Public Health, Dr G M J Veldkamp, who made a tour of Australia from March 11 - 22, 1964, visited Canberra on March 11, 12 and 13. Dr Veldkamp was accompanied by the Netherlands Deputy Government Commissioner for Emigration Dr D G J Kraan, and Mrs van Traa, executive assistant to the Minister. In Canberra, Dr Veldkamp met the Australian Minister for Immigration, the Hon Hubert Opperman. On their arrival at the Hotel Canberra on March 11, Dr Veldkamp and Dr Kraan were met by Mr Opperman and Mr P Heydon, Secretary of the Department of Immigration. In background is Sir Edwin McCarthy, a former Australian Ambassador to the Netherlands

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A12111, 1/1964/27/22
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