6G Immigration Stories

  • Jemma's Great Great Great Grandfather

    Jemma's Great Great Great Grandfather
    James William Quinn immigrated from Armargar, Ireland, because he was needed to be imprisoned in jail and there was no space for him so he was sent to Australia. He opened a livery stable in Liverpool. Sydney.
  • Abbey's Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather

    Abbey's Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather
    Phillip Gidley King immigrated as a convict from England and had no choice but to go to Australia. He became Australia's 3rd Govonor and was in office for 6 years.
  • Lucy Hatton's Great, Great, Great Grandfather's Family

    Lucy Hatton's Great, Great, Great Grandfather's Family
    Sidney Guilliaume's parents immigrated to Australia from England because they saw an opportunity for farming land in Victoria and they wanted to have children in Australia.
  • Elyse's Great, Great, Great Grandfather

    Elyse's Great, Great, Great Grandfather
    He immigrated from England as a convict on the 'Susan;.
  • Lucy Kellaway's Great, Great Grandfather

    Lucy Kellaway's Great, Great Grandfather
    He immigrated from Clara, Ireland, and came because he wanted to find his fortune in Ballarat. While in Australia he established a shop called 'W. Lowe and Co.', now a national mens wear shop.
  • Luxe's Great Grandma

    Luxe's Great Grandma
    Luxe's Great Grandma immigrated from Switzerland to Australia to escape World War I. She came on a ship and was 18 years old when she came.
  • Laura's Grandparents Dad's Side

    Laura's Grandparents Dad's Side
    Laura's Grandparents on her Dad's side immigrated from Italy to find a better life. They travelled on a boat for a month on a boat on their was to Australia non-stop.
  • Emma's Grandma

    Emma's Grandma
    Emma's Gramdma, Nicky, immigrated to Australia from Scotland because there were food rashinings and in Australia and they knew there were more opportunities in Australia. She didn't become a citizen feor another 15 years.
  • Katria's Family

    Katria's Family
    Katria's Family immigrated from Londonary, Ireland, because her Father was in the British Navy and he decided to join the Australian Navy and became captian of the Australian HMS Sydney. He came on a boat and one of the reasons he moved was because the weather was much better in Australia.
  • Laura's Grandmother and Grandfather on her Mother's side

    Laura's Grandmother and Grandfather on her Mother's side
    Laura's Grandmother and Grandfather on her Mother's side immigrated from Scotland to Australia because her Grandfather got offered a hob in Australia. It took them 6 weeks to get to Australia non-stop and they still aren't citizens.
  • Alyssa's Grandma

    Alyssa's Grandma
    Alyssa's Grandma immigrated from Wales. They immigrated as part of the 10 Pound Pom Scheme. She immigrated by boat.
  • Raff's Grandparents

    Raff's Grandparents
    Raff's Grandparents immigrated from Italy to Australia because they were the right age and Australia was looking for workers. They immigrated by boat.
  • Charlotte's Grandpa

    Charlotte's Grandpa
    Charlotte's Grandpa immigrated from China because there were more opportunities in Australia. He got married in Hong Kong before moving to Australia.
  • Zara's Grandma

    Zara's Grandma
    Zara's Grandparents immigrated from Greece to Australia to earn money for herself and her family and to escape Greece as it was a poor country. She travelled by a ship belonging to a company called Hondras Cruise Lines. The journey took 31 days.
  • Jasmine Vizuete's Grandma

    Jasmine Vizuete's Grandma
    Jasmine's Grandma went from Spain, to France, and from France to Australia. She immigrated coming to Australia was a good oppurtunity for her. She then went back to Spain, intending to live there, but decided to come back to Australia.
  • Sophie's Dad

    Sophie's Dad
    Sophie's Dad immigrated from South Africa because he was living with his parents at the time and they wanted to move to start a new life. It was easy for them to immigrate because Australia was looking for people with jobs they needed
  • Chelsea's Dad

    Chelsea's Dad
    Chelsea's Dad immigrated from South Africa beacause Australia was a safer place and there were more opportunities in Australia. It took 2 years before he decided to become a citizen.
  • Miss Tobiansky

    Miss Tobiansky
    Miss Tobiansky immigrated from South Africa because her dad wanted to leave as he was being called to serve in the army often. Her whole extended family moved too.
  • Amy Bauman's Father

    Amy Bauman's Father
    He immigrated from Canada and was going to marry her mother. She thought she would not survive in Canada in Winter. he organised a job 1 year before he came to Canada.
  • Toni's Family

    Toni's Family
    Toni's Family moved from South Africa it was too unsafe in South Africa to raise a family.
  • Kayla's Family

    Kayla's Family
    Kayla's Family immigrated from South Africa to Australia because the crime rate in South Africa was rising.
  • Millie's Family

    Millie's Family
    Millie's family immigrated from England because it was warmer in Australia and they wanted to have their children raised in Australia
  • Francesca's Family

    Francesca's Family
    Francesca's family immigrated from Singapore because her father got a job opportunity in Australia.
  • Jasmine Cook's Grandma

    Jasmine Cook's Grandma
    She immigrated from England to be with her family who lived in Australia
  • Rachel's Family Friend

    Rachel's Family Friend
    Rachel's Family friend immigrated from Singapore to get married.
  • Amy Brooke's Family

    Amy Brooke's Family
    Amy's Family moved from Bermuda, USA, because there were more opportunities in Australia and they anted their children bought up in a better country.