A Place to Call Home?

Rekindle memories with vivid photographs of life in Australia's migrant hostels.

Event details

Events and Exhibitions

Date & time

9 November 2020 to 6 December 2020

Location

Hinkler Hall of Aviation
Mount Perry Rd and Young Street
Bundaberg
North QLD 4670

Price

Free

Nissen huts, boiled mutton, bottled milk and helping hands.

For many migrants after World War II, for better or worse, hostels were their first 'homes'. Short or long term, good or bad, hostel life was always memorable.

Rekindle memories with vivid photographs of life in Australia’s migrant hostels.

Unfamiliar sights, sounds and food. Friendships formed, challenges faced.

The beginnings of a new life in Australia.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government's Visions of Australia program.