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Ethnic rights, power and participation toward a multi-cultural Australia

Ethnic rights, power and participation toward a multi-cultural Australia

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Published by Clearing House on Migration Issues, Ecumenical Migration Centre, and Centre for Urban Research and Action in Melbourne .
Written in English

  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Australia -- Political activity,
    • Immigrants -- Australia -- Political activity,
    • Political participation -- Australia

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled and edited by Des Storer.
      SeriesMonograph - Clearing House on Migration Issues ; no. 2, Oikoumene
      ContributionsStorer, Des.
      LC ClassificationsDU120 .E86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4219656M
      ISBN 100909274029
      LC Control Number80499438

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First it tried to stay as close to its White Australia Policy ideas as it could. Arthur Calwell, Minister for Immigration in the years just after the war, set up a policy to attract as many white European migrants as he could.

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