Fantastic Australian Migration Timeline by Bookaholic123

  • Black people are a NO!

    Black people are a NO!
    In 1901 there was a law that said only white people were allowed to live in Australia or come to Australia.
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    British Isles

    390,000 people arrive from the British Isles. The population goes from 4 million to 5 million.
  • Pacific Islanders are not welcome

    Pacific Islanders are not welcome
    In 1906, the pacific islanders were taken out of Australia which effected the population.
  • Aboriginal Children are not allowed

    Aboriginal Children are not allowed
    In 1910, the aboriginal children were taken out of Australia to other families which effected the population.
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    World War 1

    When World War 1 started, it was decided you had to be able to read and write in English to be an Australian.
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    300,000 Immigrants!

    In the 1920's, 300,000 immigrants came, mainly from Britain but also from Italy and Greece.
  • British Immigrants?

    British Immigrants?
    In 1925, the Australian Government saw the British as immigrants and to get a more 'multicultural' country, tried to bring some over to Australia.
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    Nazi Refugees

    From 1929, to 1937, 7,000 refugees came from Germany to flee the Nazis.
  • Jewish Failure

    Jewish Failure
    In 1938, the Australian Government tried to bring 15,000 Jewish people from Nazism to Australia. The journey took three years, but half way through World War 2 started and only 7,500 made it across.
  • Since 1901

    Since 1901
    Since 1901, 600,000 immgrants had come to Australia and 470,000 immigrants were assisted.
  • Free Assisted Passage

    Free Assisted Passage
    In 1946, Australia lost 15, 148 immigrants. Australia also signed an agreement to provide free assisted passage to migrants and ex-servicemen from Britain. They also agreed to provide free assisted passage to ex-servicemen from Poland, USA, Netherlands, Norway, France, Belgium and Denmark.
  • Peace Treaties

    Peace Treaties
    In 1947, it was decided that non-europeans were allowed to have a permenant residence in Australia for business reasons if they had lived there for at least 15 years. Peace treaties were created with Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary and because of that, a lot of migrants from those place traveled to Australia.
  • Assisted passage for Netherlands and Italy

    In 1951, Australia agreed to provide assisted passage for the Netherlands and Italy.
  • Assisted Passage for West Germany

    Assisted Passage for West Germany
    In 1952, Australia agreed to provide assisted passage for West Germany.
  • Assisted Passage for USA, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland

    Assisted Passage for USA, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland
    In 1954, Australia agreed to provide assisted passage for USA, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
  • One millionth post-war migrant!

    One millionth post-war migrant!
    In 1955, the one millionth post-war migrant arrived in Australia. Her name was Barbara Porritt and she cam from England. Barbara stayed until 1960.
  • 19,000 refugees from Hungary

    19,000 refugees from Hungary
    In 1956, the was a huge uprise in Hungary that sent at least 19,000 refugees to Australia, seeking a better life.
  • 5 years is all it takes for permanent residence!

    5 years is all it takes for permanent residence!
    In 1966, it was decided that temporary residents who weren't European were allowed to have a permanent residence in Australia if they had lived here for 5 years or more.
  • Sicily earthquake victims

    Sicily earthquake victims
    In 1968, the was a terrible and traumatic earthquake in Sicily. The victims of the earthquake sought refuge in Australia, so Australia's population grew even more!
  • First ever refugees from Vietnam, Chile, Cyprus and Lebanon

    First ever refugees from Vietnam, Chile, Cyprus and Lebanon
    In 1970, the first ever refugees arrived in Australia from Vietnam, Chile, Cyprus and Lebanon.
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    Political dissidents

    In the 1970's, political dissidents from Chile, Argentina and Uruguay traveled to Australia because of the community following military rules and condtition (communist military regimes was the reason they left.)
  • Biggest ever group of immigrants

    Biggest ever group of immigrants
    In 1972, the biggest ever groups of immigrants came to Australia from Britain, Italy and Greece.
  • Racial Discrimination Act

    Racial Discrimination Act
    In 1975, the Racial Discrimination Act started up in Australia. The Act said that you were not allowed to criticise or give a disadvantage to people because of their religion, race, colour or descent. This encouraged more immigrants to come to Australia. Also, in 1975, Saigon fell which prompted a LOT of immigrants to come to Australia from Indo-China.
  • Lebanese Civil War refugees

    Lebanese Civil War refugees
    Another thing that happened in 1975, was the Lebanese Civil War which made 20,000 refugees come to Australia. More than half the refugees were Muslim (Islam) which changed the religions in Australia.
  • Permanent residence to chinese students

    Permanent residence to chinese students
    In 1989, the Prime Minister Bob Hawke granted permission for a lot of Chinese students to stay in Australia permanently.
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    Yugoslav War

    From 1991 to 2000, the Yugoslav war made many Albanians, Bosnian Muslims, Croats and Serbs settle in the major cities of Australia.
  • Jakarta riots refugees

    Jakarta riots refugees
    In 1998, after the Jakarta riots, many Jarkata refugees came to Australia so get away from the murder and destruction.