Multicultaliam in australia

Events

James Cook arrived in Australia

1770

James cook arrived with aboriginal people all ready there

the first fleet arrived

1780

the fleet arrived, 60 nationalities recorded

assisted migration south sea islanders

1832

Demand for labour cannot be met through convict system so assisted migration begins with 'Emigration Commissioners' appointed in England.
Indentured labourers from Asia, mainly Chinese and Indian, as well as South Sea Islanders begin to arrive.

german settlers

1835

British migrants arrive to settle in other mainland locations, including Kangaroo Island, South Australia. German refugee settlers make up 10% of South Australian colony's population within three years of its founding.

Canadian exiles

1839

Canadian exiles are transported to New South Wales and tasmania

Chinese, Italian and Greek migration

1840

Chinese, Italian and Greek people arrived in south australia

Chinese labours

1849

Chinese, Italian and Greek migration begins. German missionaries arrive in South Australia.

European & asian migration

1860

Migrants from many parts of Europe and Asia, including Poland, India, Iran, Egypt and Turkey continue to arrive as labourers

Northern Europeans favoured

1920

People from Britain and Ireland as well as those from northern Europe are encouraged to migrate during the 1920s

jewish refugees

1936

commonwealth agrees to allow entries of jewish refugees