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World War II: International Relationships


Historical Documents

Foreign Policy

Post-War Migration

From British Pathé.

Title reads 'New Citizens Learn our Mode of Living'. Bonegilla, Australia. Displaced persons from Baltic countries at a camp where they learn English and the Australian way of life.

From the Australian Department of Home Affairs. The first in a series of four UK television advertisements promoting passage to Australia for 10 pounds. This wave of British migrants became known as 'Ten pound poms'. The slogan for the commercials is 'Australia - brings out the best in you'.

From The Film Australia Collection. Made by The Commonwealth Film Unit 1963. Designed to assist immigrants on their day of arrival in Australia - medical examinations, registration, customs, passports, banking and baggage are among items discussed. The newcomers are also told how to avail themselves of the assistance offered by the Good Neighbour Council.

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