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  ...About Woomera
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
 
A transcript from the Four Corners TV program.
Format: pdf | Size: 148 KB | Length: 11 pages | Date Added: 23 November 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  Anti Chinese riot in Brisbane, 1888
Evans, Ray
 
Ray Evans describes a day of violence against the Chinese, part of a wave of racist sentiment across Australia, during a year of "racial panic."
Format: pdf | Size: 92 KB | Length: 5 pages | Date Added: 06 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Australia and Refugees, 19012002: An Annotated Chronology Based on Official Sources
Commonwealth of Australia
 
This detailed chronology is based on official sources and covers a long and complex period of Australian immigration and refugee experience, the years 1901 to 2002.
Format: pdf | Size: 3.4 Mb | Length: 161 pages | Date Added: 27 April 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  Australian Refugee Policy: Myths and Realities
Maley, William
 
An article from Social Alternatives Vol. 21 No.4, Spring 2002
Format: pdf | Size: 204 Kb | Length: 6 pages | Date Added: 21 April 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  Brisbane Actionweb for Refugee Collaboration
Brisbane Actionweb for Refugee Collaboration
 
Link to the BARC! website which helps groups and organisations working with refugees and asylum seekers to keep in touch and coordinate their activities.
Format: pdf | Size: 38 KB | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 08 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Brisbane Stories: The Chinese Connection
Brisbane City Council
 
A link to a section of a community website sponsored by the Brisbane City Council, which looks at the city's Chinese communities and their contributions.
Format: pdf | Size: 49 KB | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 08 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Deck to deck
Brisbane City Council
 
Link to a Brisbane City Council community website which tells the stories of migrant families, with "decks" symbolic of their travels to their new homes, of the lifestyles they have taken up in Brisbane, and of the city's cultural links with the world.
Format: pdf | Size: 42 KB | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 09 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Deportations after Federation
Moore, Clive
 
Clive Moore writes about efforts to prevent the mass deportations of South Sea Islanders in the wake of the 1901 restrictive legislation.
Format: pdf | Size: 84 KB | Length: 13 pages | Date Added: 20 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Fact Sheet: Over Fifty Years of Post War Immigration
Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
 
A Fact Sheet containing facts and statistics on Australia's immigration after World War Two.
Format: pdf | Size: 32 Kb | Length: 2 pages | Date Added: 21 April 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  Future Directions for Multicultural Policy
Jupp, James
 
James Jupp suggests multicultural policy for the future, taking into account the various dimensions of contemporary policy and debate.
Format: pdf | Size: 93 KB | Length: 6 pages | Date Added: 05 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Italian Pioneers in the Innisfail District
Bortolanza, Barbara; Choat, Ada De Munari and O'Brien, Ilma Martinuzzi
 
Segments from a history of early Italian settlers and their descendants in the Innisfail region, from the late nineteenth century onwards.
Format: pdf | Size: 514 KB | Length: 27 pages | Date Added: 24 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Looking back on 30 years of migration
Committee for the Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Vietnamese Refugee Settlement in Queensland
 
A brief history of the settlement of the Vietnamese in Queensland, who arrived after escaping the war in their homeland.
Format: pdf | Size: 9.1 MB | Length: 9 pages | Date Added: 27 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Migrant welcome
Brisbane City Council
 
A link to Brisbane City's website where information on services to help newcomers can be accessed in several languages.
Format: pdf | Size: 39 KB | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 01 May 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Muslims in Australia
Canterbury City Council
 
A brief history of the Muslim Community in Australia, published at the Islamic Council of NSW website.
Format: pdf | Size: 212 KB | Length: 2 pages | Date Added: 22 November 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  Nahan's Story
Various authors
 
Interview with Nahan, one of the many thousands of boat people Australia received during the 1970s and 1980s from Vietnam.
This interview was conducted by Oyvind Aas, Rebecca Hanlon and Sheree Went as part of the unit Online Journalism 1 at the University of Technology Sydney in 2001.
Format: doc | Size: 20 Kb | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 21 April 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  Pacific Islanders in Queensland
Brandle, Max
 
This chapter in a state government publication outlines the history of the migration of people from the South Pacific to Queensland and briefly describes the main islands from which they have come.
Format: pdf | Size: 389 KB | Length: 2 pages | Date Added: 20 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Pioneers of Love
Orana Films
 
Link to the description of an SBS documentary about the marriage of a Russian migrant and an Aboriginal woman in the early twentieth century in North Queensland and the racism and difficulties they faced.
Format: pdf | Size: 41 KB | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 08 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Population in a decade of globalisation
Australian Bureau of Statistics
 
Australian Bureau of Statistics figures on the country's resident population, their sex and country of birth, from 1991 to 2001.
Format: pdf | Size: 41 KB | Length: 1 sheet | Date Added: 14 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Queensland beckons
Queensland Museum
 
A section of the Queensland Museum website about Asians and Pacific Islanders who settled in north Queensland in the 19th century and became involved in a variety of industries, from farming to gold digging and pearling.
Format: pdf | Size: 38 KB | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 22 December 2005 | | VIEW |
 
  Queenslands population diversity
Australian Bureau of Statistics
 
Australian Bureau of Statistics population data on Queensland from the mid-1950s to 2003.
Format: pdf | Size: 282 KB | Length: 13 sheets | Date Added: 04 May 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Queensland's population in the first half of the 20th century
Australian Bureau of Statistics
 
Australian Bureau of Statistics data on where immigrants to Queensland came from, and overall numbers in the state from 1901 to 1947.
Format: pdf | Size: 171 KB | Length: 9 sheets | Date Added: 03 May 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Refugee policy: Is there a way out of this mess?
Sidoti, Chris
 
A paper presented by Chris Sidoti, the National Spokesperson, Human Rights Council of Australia, at the Racial Respect Seminar, Canberra 21 February 2002
Format: pdf | Size: 31 Kb | Length: 11 pages | Date Added: 21 April 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  Social and Economic Effect of Increase in Number of Aliens in North Queensland
Alien Immigration Commission
 
A 1925 government report which expresses fears about non-English-speaking immigrants, and recommends caution in choosing who should be accepted, and measures for those already in the state.
Format: pdf | Size: 3.1 MB | Length: 28 pages | Date Added: 20 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Social cohesion - an Australian challenge
Monash Institute for the Study of Global Movements
 
Australian society faces many stresses associated with rapid change, globalisation, and continuing high levels of immigration. How should it respond and ensure social cohesion and wider harmony? A joint project between the Foundation, the Monash Institute for the Study of Global Movements, funded by the Scanlon Foundation, aims to understand the way in social cohesion around the world can be bolstered, and apply those insights to Australia.
Format: pdf | Size: 2.2 MB | Length: 2 pages | Date Added: 17 July 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Taiwanese community
Ip, David
 
David Ip explores the settlement difficulties of immigrants from Taiwan over the 1990s and makes comparisons with those arriving from Mainland China and Hong Kong.
Format: pdf | Size: 432 KB | Length: 21 pages | Date Added: 06 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  The Global Metropolis project
Monash Institute for the Study of Global Movements
 
The world's major cities are cities of immigrants and diversity. In 2007 the AMF in conjunction with Monash University hosts the Melbourne gathering of Metropolis on the theme: Migration, Economic Growth and Social Cohesion.
Format: pdf | Size: 45 KB | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 05 July 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  The Greek in me
Maniaty, Tony
 
Tony Maniaty ponders his changing perceptions over the years of his identity as the son of a Greek migrant to Queensland.
Format: pdf | Size: 227 KB | Length: 14 pages | Date Added: 24 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  The Italian community
Dickinson, Jan and Dignan, Don
 
A history of Italian migration to Queensland, from the late nineteenth century to the present day, from a 2001 state government publication.
Format: pdf | Size: 1.2 MB | Length: 14 pages | Date Added: 24 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  The Multicultural Development Association
Multicultural Development Association
 
The history, aims and work of this Queensland organisation, which assists migrants and refugees in a range of practical aspects of settlement.
Format: pdf | Size: 101 KB | Length: 4 pages | Date Added: 01 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  The Vietnamese community
Chuong, John
 
An overview of the historic events in Vietnam which resulted in many refugees fleeing, and of the customs and traditions they brought with them, from a 2001 Queensland Government publication.
Format: pdf | Size: 282 KB | Length: 4 pages | Date Added: 27 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  The Wacol Migrant Centre, 1949-1987
Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
 
Introduction to a book comprising the stories of some of the thousands of people who lived for a time at the Wacol Migrant Centre, near Brisbane, over its nearly 40 year existence.
Format: pdf | Size: 110 KB | Length: 4 pages | Date Added: 24 February 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Volunteering and advocating
Mok, Jeannie
 
Community activist Jeannie Mok tells of her volunteer work and campaigns on behalf of migrant communities since her arrival in Queensland from Malaysia in 1981.
Format: pdf | Size: 331 KB | Length: 5 pages | Date Added: 06 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  Weblinks and References Refugees
Jakubowicz, Andrew
 
Weblinks and references for further reading on refugees
Format: doc | Size: 24 Kb | Length: 1 page | Date Added: 21 April 2004 | | VIEW |
 
  "Multicultural Trailblazer" - Eddie Liu
Mok, Jeannie
 
A biography of Eddie Liu and an account of his many activities for the Chinese and wider communities from his arrival in Queensland in the 1940s.
Format: pdf | Size: 629 KB | Length: 4 pages | Date Added: 06 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  "Multicultural trailblazer" - Jose Zepeda
Mok, Jeannie
 
A description of the achievements of Jose Zepeda in helping other migrants and refugees since his arrival from El Salvador in the mid-1980s.
Format: pdf | Size: 528 KB | Length: 4 pages | Date Added: 01 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  "Multicultural trailblazer" - Nick Xynias
Mok, Jeannie
 
A biography of ethnic leader Nick Xynias and a description of his work for the rights of migrants settling in the state and for services for them.
Format: pdf | Size: 650 KB | Length: 4 pages | Date Added: 01 March 2006 | | VIEW |
 
  "Multicultural Trailblazer" - Warren Joe Lomas Leo
Mok, Jeannie
 
A description of the work of Warren 'Joe' Lomas Leo in the campaign to get recognition for South Sea Islanders and in setting up sporting clubs and teams for his community in North Queensland.
Format: pdf | Size: 621 KB | Length: 3 pages | Date Added: 08 March 2006 | | VIEW |

 
 
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