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AUSTRALIA

Former migrant camp celebrates 70 years

 

Australian Government poster 1947

Originally an army training camp, Bonegilla was transformed by the Australian Department of Immigration in 1947 into a Reception and Processing Centre for new migrants.

More than 340,000 post-war immigrants, including 35,000 Greeks, left post war Europe and stayed at the Bonegilla camp waiting for their visa to be processed.

The new migrants, were then sent all over the country by the Government to fill workforce shortages. In South Australia new migrants were sent to remote areas to build the railways network as well as the irrigation projects taking place along the Murray river.

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Bonegillla Migrant Reception and Training Centre, a series of events are being held from November 13 to 19.

With the program of events now released, this huge event will kick off at Bonegilla Migrant Experience with tours and exhibitions, followed by the official anniversary celebration to be held on Saturday, November 18.

Throughout the week, there'll also be live music and theatre performances, an author talk, a Sunday....

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COMMUNITY

 

2017 Multicultural Festival in Rundle Mall tipped to be the biggest yet

The 2017 Multicultural Festival (Sunday, 5 November) is shaping up to be the biggest and brightest yet, with more than 75 community groups representing 45 ethnicities....

 

Launch of Harmony Alliance - Migrant and Refugee Women’s Voice

On the International Day of the Girl declared by the United Nations (UN), over 200 women and men showcased their support at the National Launch of the ‘Harmony Alliance...

 

AUSTRALIA

 

FEDERAL POLITICS

Citizenship to be decided by High court

The High Court of Australia will decide soon whether the 7 Federal politicians allegedly in breach of Article 44 of the Constitution re dual citizenship, will lose their jobs or retain if...

 

Nick Xenophon can stay in Canberra!

Conservative politician Barnaby Joyce will face a by-election on December 2 after being declared ineligible to sit in Parliament by the High Court....

INTERNATIONAL

 

New austerity measures at the horizon

Talks between the Greek government and the technical staff of the country’s creditors began on Thursday, with the focus on fiscal, banking, labor, privatization and energy issues. The discussions will gather pace from Monday, when the chief representatives....

 

Anastasiades-Putin reaffirm strong Cyprus-Russia ties

As the Greek Tribune went to press, President Nicos Anastasiades met on Tuesday in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin where they reaffirmed ties between  the two countries...

 

Ancient Greek Fortress Unearthed in Southern Russia

Archeologists have unearthed a fortress in Russia’s Krasnodar Region, which was supposedly founded by Greek colonists in the fifth century BC, head of the expeditions department at the....

Unprecedented success for Adelaide’s Odyssey Festival

At the launch of the Odyssey Greek Festival on 6 October at the Olympic Hall, were from left, the Greek Consul General Andreas Gouras, Governor of South Australia Hieu Van Le, the Member for Unley David Pisoni and Bill Gonis, President of the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia.

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