Pioneers and pearlers: Japanese migrants in Western Australia

Event details

Events and Exhibitions

Date & time

18 August 2022

11 am to 12 pm


National Archives WA Office
Ground Floor, William Square
45 Francis Street
Northbridge WA 6003



Drawn by the pearling industry and the promise of employment and wealth, many Japanese men and women migrated to the northern towns of Western Australia during the early 20th century. Join us as we share their fascinating stories drawn from the National Archives collection.