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Some records include terms and views that are not appropriate today. They reflect the period in which they were created and are not the views of the National Archives.
This is a letter written to Prime Minister John Curtin in 1943, regarding plans for Australia following the end of World Word II.
Confidential notes regarding a review by the Department of Immigration of the policy on the admission of non-Europeans into Australia.
Cabinet submission on immigration to Australia of non-Europeans and persons of partly non-European descent.
This is a colour promotional poster advertising Australian migrant centres.
Antonia Bellomarino's application form for entering Australia as a migrant.
This is a two page IRO Resettlement Medical Examination Form in relation to Laszlo Makay.
This is an agreement about the migration, to Australia, of thousands of people in Europe who had become displaced because of World War II.
This poster, titled Today's migrants…tomorrow's Australians, shows a young man posing with a cricket bat, as well as three people identified as Dutch, German and Italian.
A proposal for change in Australia's immigration policy was a 32-page document written by the University of Melbourne's Immigration Reform Group. It was published in 1960, and revised and reprinted in 1962.