A Place to Call Home? Migrant Hostel Memories

Event Name
A Place to Call Home? Migrant Hostel Memories
14 May 2015
10:00 am - 10:00 am
Parramatta Campus

Address (Room): Margaret Whitlam Galleries, Female Orphan School (EZ)


Snakes in the laundry and dreary meals of mutton are just some of the memories post-war immigrants have shared in this fascinating photographic exhibition rekindling memories of migrant life in Australia. The exhibition features highlights from a collection of around 22,000 photographs, taken by government photographers documenting the experiences of post-World War II migrants to Australia. A Place to Call Home? is a touring exhibition from the National Archives of Australia and has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory board.

Opening hours: Thursdays & Fridays 10am to 4pm. Also Saturday 23 May from 10am – 4pm. Free entry

Web page: http://www.whitlam.org/the_program/exhibitions/a_place_to_call_home_migrant_hostel_memories

Name: Amy Sambrooke


Phone: 02 9685 9072

School / Department: Whitlam Institute