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Title Alien Immigration Relaxation of Restrictions
Date 1933-1934
Document Type Newspaper; Correspondence
Reference A1, 1933/9940
Library / Archive National Archives of Australia
Collection Name Correspondence files, annual single number series [Main correspondence files series of the agency]
Description Press reports and correspondence relating to clarification of a statement made by J. A. Perkins, Minister for the Interior, in November 1933, that restrictions on foreign immigrants would be eased when economic conditions allowed. At the time, landing permits for 'aliens' were restricted to close dependent relatives of those already settled in Australia and those with at least £500 in capital available.
Theme(s) Politics, Legislation and Governance; Responses to Immigration
Country (from) Great Britain; Germany; Austria
Country (to) Australia
Places Tully, Tiaro, Brisbane, Queensland, Canberra, Australia; Berlin, Germany; Austria; Czech Republic; London, England
Ports Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian; English; European; Czech; Austrian; German
People Perkins, J A; Bell, J J; Perkins, Chas; Holmes, R Y; Jones, H E; Smith, W Forgan; Garland, Canon D J
Keywords alien, immigrant, immigration, economics, regulations, finance, family, settlement, government, politics, unemployment, legislation, newspaper, assisted emigration, telegraph, unmarried, landing permit, immigration agent, labour, agriculture, farming
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the National Archives of Australia catalogue.
Language English
Copyright National Archives of Australia