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50,000th Dutch migrant arrives in Australia aboard the Sibajak, 1954

Right: Maria was up early on the day of arrival to scan Port Melbourne for a first glimpse of her fiancé after a separation of nine months.


National Archives of Australia A12111, 1/1954/4/53

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