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Displaced Persons and Public Memory

by Jayne Persian, Department of History, University of Sydney

Around 170,000 Displaced Persons (DPs) arrived in Australia between 1947 and 1952. The DPs were sent to reception and training centres upon arrival before commencing a two-year indentured labour contract. There were 13 camps in total, with Bonegilla (Vic) the largest and longest-lived, holding Read more ยป

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