Washing day at the Hostel
Mum hangs up our washing outside our Nissen hut at the Wacol Hostel in 1965.
A good impression Originally uploaded by MagicTyger
It looks like Dad made a great impression on the interviewer.
“Excellent fellow (Scotch origin) with wife and children to match. Suitable for A/P under C/N. Conditions explained”.
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The First Step Originally uploaded by MagicTyger
The greatest journey starts with a step.
This is the form that Mum and Dad completed in order to apply to come to Australia in February 1963. They were 22 years old at the time. I wasn’t even a year old, and …
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Here is a partial list of Ships that brought immigrants to Australia between 1950 and 1971.
This list is not complete. If you have any additions, or better links, please let me know.
Achille LauroAkaroaAngelina LauroArcadiaAsturias (2)AureliaAustralis
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After spending ten days at Yungaba, …
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