A Place to Call Home? Migrant hostel memories

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A migrant family enters their new home at Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1965. NAA: A12111, 1/1965/22/25

A Place to Call Home? Migrant hostel memories


Nissen huts, boiled mutton, bottled milk and helping hands. For many migrants after World War II, for better or worse, hostels were their first ‘homes’. Rekindle memories with vivid photographs of life in Australia’s migrant hostels.

A touring exhibition developed by the National Archives of Australia. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government's Visions of Australia program.


Official Exhibition Launch: 6pm, Friday 16 December 2016

RSVP by 5pm, Wednesday 14 December 2016

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