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    Photograph 7529169

    HMAS Kanimbla arrives at Melbourne with the first group of displaced persons (Dec 1947) from where they will join...

  • Photograph
    Photograph 7529170

    HMAS Kanimbla arrives at Melbourne with the first group of displaced persons (Dec 1947) from where they will join...

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    Photograph 7529183

    First British assisted migrants go to Canberra

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    Photograph 8110255

    Australia's first Minister for Immigration, Mr A Calwell (seated) and his private secretary, Mr R E Armstrong, at...

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    Story
    The 'builder migrants', 1947

    Soon after announcing his search for ships and migrants to fill them, the first Immigration Minister, Arthur Calwell...

  • Shalom Ashkenazi
    Story
    The Voyage of the Misr, 1947

    The Egyptian ship SS Misr arrived in Melbourne in April 1947 with 624 men, women and children on board. One of the...