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There was nothing "hit or miss" about the selection of more than 100000 settlers for Australia each year, the Minister for Immigration, Mr Hubert Opperman, said on June 11. Selection procedures were "better than ever", he added. Mr Opperman was addressing a naturalisation ceremony at Oakleigh Town Hall, a suburb of Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, at which 70 European settlers swore allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II to become Australian citizens and British subjects. Immigration Officer, Mr G Woodley, talks to the Mayor, Cr R L Harris, and Rolando Bonansinga, from Italy, and his Greek-born wife, Despina, after the naturalisation ceremony at Oakleigh

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A12111, 1/1964/12/19
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