Immigration Museum Melbourne, Australia

Immigration Museum

"See You in Australia" Vintage Travel Ad, from the Immigration Museum Melbourne…

A migrant family enters their new home at Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1965. Nissen huts were a common feature of life in a 'silver city'

A migrant family enters their new home at Maribyrnong, Victoria, Nissen huts were a common feature of life in a 'silver city'

Arrival of Migration Boats, Port Melbourne

Arrival of Migration Boats, Port Melbourne

'The generosity of the poor'. Poverty survey of Melbourne during the Depression. The researcher comments on the fact that the householder, having so little himself, has taken in someone else even poorer. Ironwork, papers form the tip, scrap tin and wood used in the construction.

One of the "Dudley Mansions." - The Unsuspected Slums - Culture Victoria

Australia Immigration History | Immigration Museum Melbourne, Australia-Immigrant arriving

Australia Immigration History At The Immigration Museum

The term White Australia Policy comprises various historical policies that intentionally restricted non-white immigration to Australia. It arose with Federation in and the policies were progressively dismantled between 1949 and

Dutch Migrants arriving in Melbourne 1956

Australia Immigration History At The Immigration Museum

The term White Australia Policy comprises various historical policies that intentionally restricted non-white immigration to Australia. It arose with Federation in and the policies were progressively dismantled between 1949 and

Bonegilla Train 1947 - Bonegilla was a migrant reception centre near Albury, NSW

For more information and images from the Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre, The Migrant Experience 1947 - contact the Albury LibraryMuseum on 02 6023 8333 or visit www.

Migrants in the Bonegilla Dining Room

Bonegilla Migrant Camp Photograph From the Albury Museum and Social History Collection

Bonegilla migrant camp, 1956

Bonegilla migrant camp, 1956

Bonegilla Adult English Class, Adele arrived here from Naples

Bonegilla Adult English Class, Adele arrived here from Naples

Kindergarten Block 15 [Bonegilla] [picture] , State Library of Victoria

shows group of small children with three women walking across the grass. further information is possibly available from the immigration museum melbourne.

HMAS Kanimbla and Train to Bonegilla with migrants, 1947

European migrants boarding a ship at Station Pier (Melbourne) bound for Bonegilla Migrant Camp

Childrens' Ward Hospital, Bonegilla Migrant Camp 1947

Bonegilla Hospital, children's ward, I stayed here when I was burned in a fire accident.

Dining room- Balgownie Hostel, NSW 1960s

An on-line community forum for people who once stayed on the commonwealth hostels sites back in the early years.

Children line up for milk at the migrant hostel in Scheyville, NSW in 1957. The migrant hostels were built on what had been the Scheyville Training Farm, where boys were trained in farm life

Insight into life in Australia's migrant hostels after WWII

Children line up for milk at the migrant hostel in Scheyville, NSW in The migrant hostels were built on what had been the Scheyville Training Farm, where boys were trained in farm life

Bonegilla immigration centre 1960

Our records reflect the disparate and changing attitudes towards migrants and the evolving patterns of travel and migration over the century.

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