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    Voitre Marek - The Journey

    Voitre Marek, an artist now with works at the Art Gallery of South Australia and the National Gallery, migrated to...

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    Marianna and Vladimir's story

    I, Marianna Konovalov and my husband Vladimir came to Australia as migrants in 1949. We arrived on a ship named “...

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    By Susanne Blaschka- The Journey/ First Impressions

    As a teenager, seventeen at my last birthday, I had my own cabin aboard. Landfall at Fremantle was special. As I...

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    Migration to Australia
    ... winter and after my father returned to his work with the railways, he was promoted to a conductor...
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    Sachiko McKay

    Sachiko McKay nee Morimoto, known as Marie, was born in Japan in 1928. She married an Australian servicemen, Jack...

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    Railways/trams/buses. German migrants engaged laying track ...
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    Eddie & Irene Kinast

    Dad worked at BHP at Newcastle, and was meant to stay in the hostel at Mayfield, but to save money, he didn’t. He...

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    Migration 1956: Listening to a child's voice

    I was nine years old in 1956. It had been one of the coldest winters on record in Holland. Comfortably sitting in...

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    Austrian migrant Rupert Rossmann, is a plant operator in the primary ore crushing department at Mt Lyell and Railway...

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    Iron Monarch, with the railway from Whyalla. Diesel locomotives haul ore laden trains to ships at Whyalla, South...

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