submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 30.05.2006
....in the dining hall at the Bonegilla migrant reception, 1949.
Migrant Reception Centres were set up to accomodate people while they waited for employment and other living arrangements to be made.
The centres also served as an introduction to Australian life.
From the photographic files of the National Archives, Canberra.
Numerous photographs of this type are on file in the National Archives.
They are easily accessible.
More information about the National Archives
A systematic research project would almost definitely uncover "Kytherian" photographs, buried in this Archive.
In the meantime, we wonder whether Kytherians had any experience of Migrant Reception Centres of this type, particularly in the post WWII period?
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