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Doris Brett

Doris Brett reviews 'The Voyage of Their Life' by Diane Armstrong

November 2001, no. 236 01 November 2001
We read that 100,000 displaced persons will arrive in Australia in the next eighteen months. Is there no way that the people of Australia can have some control over these sweeping invitations to displaced persons. Surely there is no room in Australia for hordes of foreigners …’ reads a letter to the Sydney Morning Herald. Does it sound familiar? However, the date is 18 November 1948, a time wh ... (read more)