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'No complaints': counter-narratives of immigration and detention in graffiti at North Head Immigration Detention Centre, Australia 1973-76

Clarke, Anne; Frederick, Ursula; Hobbins, Peter

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Immigration has played a particularly significant role in shaping settler-colonial societies, including Australia. Successive governments have taken instrumental roles in constructing narratives of Australia’s immigration history. Contrary to the images we see today – of capsizing boats and desperate people seeking refuge – the picture of post-Second World War immigration was all sunshine and smiles, hope and opportunity. Throughout the post-war decades the vaunted Australian sense of fairness...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/244032
Source: World Archaeology
DOI: 10.1080/00438243.2017.1334582

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