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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - April 1, 1966, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory D in no. 147 april 1966 March was festival time he perhaps it s better than the ones we do at school but i m never too sure about some of this modern Cecilia Dutkiewicz casts her Young but critical Eye Over life Cycle a Wood sculpture by leva Pocius in the exp in Hon of painting and sculpture by migrant artists during the Adelaide Festal of arts last month. Cecilia is the daughter of or. What Slaw Dutkiewicz formerly of Poland who is a leading Adelaide Point r r. He exhibited two Oil paintings in the a hic vion and took Cecilia to hear the choir an of the Commonwealth Art advil try Board sir Daryl Lindsay officially open the show. Of try three South australian m 9r it artists contributed 56 paintings and pieces of sculpture to the show which was organised by the depart of immigration for the festival. T he Hills of Arkana an Oil paint "9 by sir Hans Heysen was borrowed of the Commonwealth collection. Hans who is often referred to As the Doyen of australian painters m s Ted to South Australia in 1884 As 0 Young boy from Hamburg Germany. Soc pages four and five for a Story pictures about migrant activity in australian festivals last month. air marshal sir John Mccauley has been appointed president of the Good Neighbour Council of new South Wales. Sir John Mccauley had a distinguished career with the Royal australian air Force and was chief of air staff from 1954 until his retirement in 1957. He is keenly interested in the welfare of new settlers in Australia and since Early last year has represented the air Force association on the Commonwealth immigration advisor Council. He succeeds the late professor Morven. Brown who was president of the Good Neighbour Council of . From 1961. Professor Morven Brown died suddenly late last year. Sir John Mccauley graduated from Royal military College. Dun Troon in 1919. He was director of . Training from 1936 to 1940. Served with the . In Malaya in the first years of the second world War and was Deputy chief of air staff from 1942 to 1944. Later he served in Europe with the first and second tactical air forces and after the War was chief of staff of the British Commonwealth occupational forces in Japan. He was knighted in 1955. Minister tells rotarians of five ways to Aid settlers rash generalisations about migrants based on their nationality formed one of the greatest hindrances to successful integration the minister for immigration or. Opperman said last month. Or. Opperman was opening the conference of zone 280 of rotary International at Albury. About 1,000 rotarians and their wives attended the opening ceremony. The zone which includes the Melbourne metropolitan area has the largest membership in Australia. Rotarians were internationally minded men Well aware of the dangers of generalisations. Or. said and rotary and similar organisations had already helped the integration of new settlers. " however we must look to new method Sand new ideas to maintain our flow of rotary with its prestige and influence could further help the nation s interests if it could a arrange committees to visit the hostels to advise migrants on matters of special interest to them a help families to get private housing thus shortening their stay in hostels a organise outings and other entertainment particularly for children a encourage non British migrants to attend English classes. Ability to speak English was the Keystone to successful integration. Newcomers needed encouragement and sometimes practical help to learn English. The Good Neighbour movement needed All the assistance it could get in its learn English Campaign. A persuade rotarians. Themselves to join the local Branch of the Good Neighbour movement. We must make our new settlers feel they belong and that we appreciate their contribution to this nation s development " or. Opperman said. Indeed the future of immigration lies in the hands of Community organisations such As rotary which has the influence and the ability to set a Lead in this aldermen seep. 2

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