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More People Imperative: Immigration to Australia, 1901–39


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The pattern of immigration to Australia 1901–39.

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Overview of the administrative history of the migration function. Parliamentary Papers 1967, Vol 4 – Parliamentary Committees

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The Naturalisation Act 1903

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Poon Gooey, a market gardener of Horsham, Victoria c.1910.

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This character reference helped Poon Gooey obtain permission to return to China and re-enter Australia with his wife, who was granted permission to stay for six months in 1911.

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Under section 3 of the Immigration Restriction Act 1901 immigrants who were unable to pass the 'dictation test' were prescribed 'prohibited immigrants'.

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The Immigration Restriction Act 1901.

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The Immigration Restriction Act 1901.

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The Immigration Restriction Act 1901.

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The Immigration Restriction Act 1901.

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An example of the types of passages used in the dictation test.

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How the dictation test was applied in practice.

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Making clear the importance of applying the dictation test in a language not well known to the applicant.

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Making clear the importance of applying the dictation test in a language not well known to the applicant.

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An example of the type of information published by the Million Farms Campaign Committee.

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This cablegram from Prime Minister Hughes in London led to the convening of a conference between the Commonwealth and State governments in January 1919 to discuss his immigration proposals.

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From a brochure published by the New Settlers League urging an increase in immigration.

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An extract from Prime Minister Hughes’ policy speech delivered prior to the 1922 General Election.

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An extract from Prime Minister Hughes' policy speech delivered prior to the 1922 General Election.

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Application for permit to enter Australia.

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A new arrival at North Head Quarantine Station, Sydney, early 1900s.

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Female immigrants at North Head Quarantine Station, Sydney, early 1900s.

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A booklet published in England in 1929 by the Salvation Army for prospective immigrants.

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A booklet published in England in 1929 by the Salvation Army for prospective immigrants.

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Cover of The New Australian, the magazine of The Big Brother Movement.

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Extracts from Australia's Offer to the British Boy.

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Page 2 of Australia’s Offer to the British Boy.

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Page 3 of Australia's Offer to the British Boy.

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Page 4 of Australia's Offer to the British Boy.

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Extracts from the Melbourne Herald, 8 August 1939.

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Young immigrants disembarking, 1921.

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The Investigation Branch of the Attorney-General’s Department took an active interest in the make-up of the migrant intake.

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Some of the 'propaganda' material published by the Million Farms Campaign Committee.

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Some of the 'propaganda' material published by the Million Farms Campaign Committee.

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Some of the 'propaganda' material published by the Million Farms Campaign Committee.

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A Salvation Army Migration Scheme pamphlet welcoming new arrivals on the SS Vedic.

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Prospective immigrants were given information in booklets such as this, published in England in 1929 by the Salvation Army.

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Extract from The Argus, 6 January 1906.

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More People Imperative: Immigration to Australia, 1901–39 - front cover

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