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'It was just you and your child': Single migrant mothers, generational storytelling and Australia's migrant heritage

Dellios, Alexandra

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On the 10 and 11 February 2016, former residents of one of Australia’s post-war ‘holding’ centres for migrant arrivals presented evidence at a hearing for the site’s inclusion on the Victorian Heritage Register. They were aware that the Victorian Heritage Register held few places of significance to post-war migrant communities, let alone working migrant women, which Benalla largely accommodated. They chose to retell their mothers’ stories and explicitly expressed a desire to honour their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/261605
Source: Memory Studies
DOI: 10.1177/1750698017750000

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