Estimated over 7000
Melbourne becomes the Diaspora community with the highest percentage of Holocaust survivors.
Radical changes are implemented in immigration policy to allow for massive post war migration to Australia. Continues under the Menzies governments.
Jewish migrants are excluded from all Australian government sponsored programs. 1947-52
Recommends that post-war Australia should foster immigration from Britain and the European continent
A critical event in Australian Jewish history as British apologists, notably Sir Isaac Isaacs, lost all community credibility.
568 Refugees incarcerated as enemy aliens in camp at Hay.
Proposal for settling Jewish refugees in the Kimberley region of Western Australia is a public issue.
Australian representative, White says Australia would not undertake “any scheme of large-scale foreign migration”. Sydney Morning Herald editorial condemns White’s speech.