From Restricted to Assisted: Maltese Migration to Australia – FREE to Members
June 22 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM AEST
Did you know that migration from Malta was once heavily restricted because the Maltese were seen as a threat to ‘white Australia’ Yet after WWII, Malta was one of the first countries Australia signed an assisted migration agreement with. This seminar will explore the intriguing history of Maltese migration to Australia during the twentieth century, using case studies from the National Archives’ collection to highlight how perceptions and policies changed over time.
Georgina Jansen is an archivist who works for the National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office. Georgina has a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies and a Bachelors in History from the University of Queensland, as well as a wide range of archival experience – from management of the collection through to reference and access services. Another aspect of Georgina’s work is the development and presentation of public seminars, with a focus on immigration into rural and farming communities. Georgina regularly presents seminars that showcase the Archives collection through a variety of topics.
Tickets will close at 8am Saturday 22nd June 2024
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