Vietnamese refugees on fishing vessels arrive in Darwin, 1977.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

Vietnamese refugees on fishing vessels arrive in Darwin,

Throughout the 20th century to the present, people from all over the world have come to Australia seeking a better life. Here are some of those who have settled here and have called this place home.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

Italian prisoners of war wait to board a train bound for an Australian camp,

Some of the first refugees to arrive in Australia enjoying themselves on the banks of the Hume Weir, 1947.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

Some of the first refugees to arrive in Australia enjoying themselves on the banks of the Hume Weir,

A migrant family enters their new home at Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1965.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

A migrant family enters their new home at Maribyrnong, Victoria, Nissen huts were a common feature of life in a 'silver city'

Spanish migrants hang out the washing and chat at Villawood, 1963.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

Spanish migrants hang out the washing and chat at Villawood,

Refugees await resettlement in a displaced persons camp in Italy, 1947.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

Refugees await resettlement in a displaced persons camp in Italy,

Italian migrants arrive in Sydney, 1951.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

Italian migrants arrive in Sydney,

A Greek woman receives a farewell kiss from her friends before leaving Maribyrnong, Victoria, 1962.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

When you live abroad and someone on the other side of the world is gravely ill or passes away, normal rules don't apply. No one pops round with a tuna casserole to help the family out.

Communal washing facilities at Bonegilla, Victoria, 1949.

19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

Communal washing facilities at Bonegilla, Victoria,

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A family walk past Hungarian police to board a bus in the village of Roszke (Reuters)

Syrian child refugees 'to be deported at age 18'

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