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australias immigration policies

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    After the depression of the 1890s, immigration jumped from a low of 3.5 million in that decade to a high of 9 million in the first decade of the new century.
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    the great depression

    The Great Depression (1929–32) was a time of extreme hardship for people in Australia. For many people this period began before the market crash in prices and lasted until the Second World War (1939-1945).
  • WWII

    By 1947, a post-war immigration boom was underway, with a large and growing number of arrivals including those on government-assisted passage.
  • the vietnam war

    first vietnamese refugees arive by boat.
    April 1976Fishing Boat with the first Vietnamese refugees, lands in Darwin. Those aboard are accepted on humanitarian grounds. By 1981 a total 56 boats with 2,100 people will reach Australia.
    2001 154,000 people declare themselves as Vietnamese-born in the National Census.