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  • Dutch Steelworker's home in Newcastle- Keeping five boys usefully occupied could be a problem, but not for john and Rini van Leeuwarden, as may be seen from this picture taken in the living room.
  • Mrs Hermane Haugg
  • foreman for New Zealand racing driver
  • Bonegilla migrant centre communal wash facilities
  • Mutual co-operation built homes for twelve British families. Twelve British migrant families have combined to build themselves houses in the suburb of Mount Yorkine, Perth, WA. The heads of the families were all building tradesmen employed by the WA Railways and were living in a railway settlement with their families at Wexcombe when they formed their building group. The project, started just over three years ago is now completed, with each family living in a modern spacious home. The WA Housing Commission assisted the group in getting building blocks and arranged a loan for each house. Bill Wilson from Belfast, receives some assistance from his children, John (left) and Noel (in barrow) as he makes a footpath around his Mount Yokine home
  • German master tailor in Melbourne. Mr Rudolf Koehler, and his son Alexander, Malvern.
  • German teaches weaving and judges competitions - Erika Semler
  • Cowra Children Dance in Sydney Children's Hospital, March 1950
  • Alois Sedivy from Stourbridge, England is chief sound man at Channel 10 in Adelaide
  • Senator Nancy Butterfield opening the Immigration Department's pictorial display 'Together we Build' at the Myer Apollo room in Adelaide's Immigration Week
  • migrants at the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Commission)
  • Dutch family settles in
  • Part of the pictorial display in the Adelaide Public Library for Immigration Week. This room was the scene for several lectures and film showings
  • Dutch family settles in
  • Mr Henk Neyenhuys, a carpenter from Holland, left his native country in November 1952 -  his wife and children; Eddy, 7 and Elsie, 4, followed three months later. Henk is now foreman of one of the biggest building contractors in Sydney. His accommodation problems were solved when a Dutch building contractor lent him money to buy a block of land and material to build a temporary dwelling but the family lived practically on a shoestring for several years to pay the money back. The weatherboard temporary dwelling in which the Neyenhuys family lived for six years TITLE:
  • Portrait of Sir Tasman Heyes by Dutch Painter
  • Enoggera Centre - Migrant children at Enoggera centre, June 1953
  • Finnish model in Adelaide - Marja - Leena Aho
  • Mr and Mrs Abraham Haks
  • Greek's panel-beating business 'Hellenic Smash Repairs'
  • Edmund Scheckenbach, from Germany in Canberra. Charter flights for parents in Britain and Europe enabled parents to visit children in Australia. At the time this was seen as a good public relations exercise to help newcomers become settled in Australia. Mrs Lausmann with Mr and Mrs Scheckenbach.
  • son of well-known British family establishes Western Australian vineyard
  • Harbourside home for Manchester couple
  • David and Monica Holt
  • Mr Esilio, from Italy, who lives in Melbourne with his wife, Marinella and their daughter Maddalena. He works as a tool maker at the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation. The family will greet Mrs Antonia Bellomarino, when she arrives in Australia. Mrs Bellomarino has been chosen to represent the 250000th Italian migrant to have settled in Australia since WW II
  • migrants at the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Commission)
  • migrants with Siemens Industries, Sydney
  • migrants at Shepparton textile plant
  • Members of the Government Members' Immigration Committee visit the Fairstar at Fremantle, WA
  • From trendy Chelsea to trendy Woollahra. Mr and Mrs Jeremy Johnston.
  • Orientation Polish migrants at Midway Migrant Resource Centre
  • Bonegilla migrant centre communal wash facilities
  • grinding coffee on the grand scale
  • Migrant arrivals in Sydney
  • Stanley Tebble, and his wife inspect pineapples growing in their back yard in Brisbane, Qld. Stanley was a merchant navy officer and sailed the seas for 8 years before settling in Australia, He now has an executive post at a new paper mill at Petrie, near Brisbane
  • The Minister For Immigration, Mr Athol Townley, talks to 73 year old Mr Johannes Pillig, who came to Australia from Germany two years ago with his two sons. Mr Pillig demonstrates his wood carving skills at the New Australian Arts and Crafts exhibition at the Royal Melbourne Show
  • migrants on Cockburn Sound rig, Western Australia,
  • South Australian Government trade school - senior instructor
  • Accompanied by sister Brickett, Dr Alfred Bergs feels the pulse of five year old Italian born Loredanan Cuisimiani, daughter of the Greta Immigration Centre's chef. Dr Berges, who speaks five languages, gained his medical training at the University of Latvia and migrated to Australia five years ago. He is one of three doctors at the modern 50 bed hospital at Greta
  • Berlin teacher now a Melbourne train driver
  • This year for the first time migrants display their Arts and Crafts at the Royal Melbourne Show
  • Southport home for Glasgow couple
  • Al Grasby, Minister for Immigration, addressing a conference.
  • Kent family at home near Launceston, Tasmania. Anne Saunders with daschund Nikki and Labrador Cholmondeley.
  • Nicholas Comino, from Greece at home
  • Kent family at home near Launceston, Tasmania. Richard Saunders with Mr FJC White.
  • Former London curate, The Venerable Denis Bryant, pays a call on one of his farmer-parishioner families in his huge bush parish at Esperance, Western Australia. He and his wife Linda, and daughter, Wendy, migrated in 1961
  • International Ball, Immigration Week
  • Display in the foyer of Brisbane City Hall during Brisbane Immigration Week (October 6-12) 1957
  • migrants at British Leyland
  • This is one of the class rooms in the school which all school age children attend for formal education. Children have a lesson in the Bonegilla School. Centre school. Conducted by the Education Dept.
  • Hungarian Chef, Janos Gelencser, of the Adelaide School of Mines, demonstrated Continental cooking at the SA Gas Company and Electricity Trust during Adelaide's Immigration Week
  • canteen building on right - staff accommodation to left
  • Spanish logger earns Government contract - Oscar Coballes
  • Frank and Orrie Pettingell
  • Mr and Mrs Dirk Mevius
  • The Van de Groot family
  • German and Yugoslav at Chantilly Restaurant, Canberra- George Lazlo
  • Advisory Council meeting in Adelaide. L to right, Mr Mathew Harrison, Mr Justice Dorey.
  • Outside the Dundas Migrant Centre in Parramatta, New South Wales
  • Ladies at the Scheyville Migrant Accommodation Centre near Sydney
  • Islander with a twin engine aircraft serves Pilbara mining towns
  • Hubert Opperman, champion cyclist, and family at home
  • Mrs Bertha Lieberherr
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