Australian Immigration: Colonial and Beyond

Helen V. Smith
May 24, 2017
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Welcome
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Introduction
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Convicts
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Free Settlement
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Assisted Passage
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Bounty Emigrants
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South Australia
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Queensland State Archives
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Commonwealth of Australia
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Populate or Perish
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Newspapers
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Census & Other
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Websites
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Conclusion
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About this webinar

Australia was founded on emigration, initially forced emigration by the convicts to later the free settlers and post WW2, refugees and displaced person from Europe. Prior to Federation each colony was in charge of its own immigration schemes. This has produced a wealth of records, a case of following the money. Records were kept when the governments had contributed to passage costs.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Helen has been researching her family since 1986 with research in Australia, England, Wales and Ireland. She is the author of Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms and Google the Genealogist’s Friend and has written for a
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