Category Archive: Pennay, Bruce OAM

The Bonegilla Riot, July 1961: Maintaining favourable Impressions of the Postwar Immigration Program

by Bruce Pennay OAM, Adjunct Associate Professor, Charles Sturt University


Executive summary

  • This month marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Bonegilla Riot.
  • Newcomer non-compliance prompts administrative reviews that can lead to shifts in policies and practices.
  • Non-compliance that leads to violence attracts media attention, which almost invariably gives rise Read more ยป

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