A Place to Call Home

Nissen huts, boiled mutton, bottled milk and helping hands. For many migrants after World War II, for better or worse, hostels were their first ‘homes’.

Rekindle memories with vivid photographs of life in Australia’s migrant hostels.

Where: Hinkler Hall of Aviation, 6 Mount Perry Road, Bundaberg QLD 4670

Date & Time: 9 November - 6 December 2020, open daily from 9am - 3pm

Cost: FREE


 

Are you interested in searching for records in the National Archives' Collection?

Come along to a free public program presented by a National Archives staff member on how to search for migration and World War I and II service records.

Location: Hinkler Hall of Aviation, 6 Mount Perry Road, Bundaberg QLD 4670

Date: Monday 9 November 1pm - 2pm & Tuesday 10 November 10.30am - 11.30am

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A national touring exhibition developed and presented by the National Archives of Australia.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.

Image: Bonegilla reception centre reunion, 1988. NAA: A12111, 2/1988/22A/3