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Migrants Learn to Be Australian Citizens

New migrants arrive and learn to adapt to their new life in Australia.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 43 | Year : 1950 | Total Duration : 4.5 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Sydney Harbour with migrants from Britain and Europe on ship. People waving. Migrants walk down gangplank. Pedestrians in city. Canberra. Train pulls into station. Migrants are met by committee. YWCA building. Migrants and volunteers and priest talk together drinking tea. Dancing at social. Mother and her new born baby in hospital visited by voluntary worker. Migrants in classroom learn English. Postman on bike delivers mail Correspondence Course for New Australians to woman. Tree chopped by two axe men. Man adjusts portable radio sitting outdoors. Man on lounge adjusts radio. Printing press in operation. Monthly newspaper ÒThe New AustralianÓ rolled up ready for delivery. Migrants sit around reading copies of ÒThe New AustralianÓ. Children and adults walk towards camera. School building, factory. Man stokes furnace in factory. Ship off ramp into sea. Fishing boat. House construction. Hospital Theatre, operation in progress. Wheat fields with harvester. Sheep and cattle grazing. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 19941 | 4 mins 18 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW; Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |