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Title Immigration Encouragement Bonus System
Date 1920-1925
Document Type Correspondence; Report
Reference A457, B400/2
Library / Archive National Archives of Australia
Collection Name Correspondence files, multiple number series, first system
Description A report of the Overseas Settlement Committee, 1919, with a resolution on the proposed abolition of bonus payments (sometimes as much as £3-5 per head) to third parties [agents] in connection with the recruitment of immigrants. The impact that the war had on applications to emigrate is noted in several letters.
Series Description The series consists of correspondence files covering a wide range of subjects which were submitted to the Prime Minister.
Theme(s) Politics, Legislation and Governance; Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; Canada; United States of America
Places Melbourne, Victoria, Brisbane, Queensland, Adelaide, South Australia, Tasmania, Australia; London, England; South Africa; Canada
Nationality Australian; European; English
People Hunter, Percy; Amery, L S; Plant, G F
Keywords finance, agent, immigration, immigration agent, steamboat, transport, skilled emigration, labour, emigrant selection, application, war, shipping, commonwealth, Commonwealth Immigration Scheme, regulations, labour, employment, medical examination, expenses, newspaper, advertisement, passage broker, settlement, New Settlers League of Australia, law, parliament, foreign policy, army, railway, hostel, Christianity, education, propaganda, industry, relief, fraud, statistics, expenditure, publishing, advice literature
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