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British Migrants Welcomed to Their New Home

British migrants - men with trades - arriving in Australia are greeted by the Minister for Immigration and Information, Arthur Calwell.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 7 | Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Group of British migrant tradesmen on board ship waving to camera. ÒOrionÓ cruise ship sailing. Men waving from ship's deck. Minister for Immigration and Information, Arthur Calwell stands with migrants who will be part of the Commonwealth's rebuilding program. View of Sydney from ship. Two men in kilts on deck of ship. Men walk down gang plank. Calwell at microphone surrounded by migrants. He welcomes them to Australia. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 20191 | 1 min 31 secs | 1940s | Sydney, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |