New PDF release: Australian Migrant Ships

By Peter Plowman

In 1945 Arthur Calwell introduced a brand new immigration coverage for Australia requiring an inflow of 70,000 migrants a yr, and it used to be was hoping that every one of them could come from Britain. whilst inadequate Britons utilized the Australian executive seemed to Italy and Greece after which to refugee camps throughout Europe. This ebook appears to be like on the ships that introduced those migrants to Australia - a few that have been by no means designed to hold passengers or to trip nice distances - and their position in maritime and Australian history.

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