Australia Day / Invasion Day
Goldrush era begins.
British & Irish settlers
Germans & other Europeans
Colonies joined to form a single nation
White Australia Policy.
Dictation test commenced.
Australia stopped accepting migrants
5000 Jewish refugee families from Germany arrived. Exempted from the dictation test.
Immigration Policy by Arthur Calwell.
Hundreds of thousands of people emigrated from Commonwealth countries and later the Netherlands and Italy.
10 Pound Poms. Must be <45 and of sound health. Fares were subsidised.
Gough Whitlams era.
Too many migrants for what Australia could accept.
Travel fare subsidies were abolished.
detention camps on off-shore islands to process refugees before they are allowed into Australia.