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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - January 1, 1962, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Citizenship will be convention theme Over 250 delegates invited t he austra i i a n citizenship convention of 1962 will be opened by the governor general Viscount de Lisle at the Albert Hall Canberra at 3 . On january 23. The theme of the convention will be delegates to the three Day annual convention will comprise More than 250 representatives of nationally constituted organisations from All parts of the Commonwealth. They will be welcomed at the opening ceremony by the minister for immigration or. Downer. On january 24, the delegates will form six groups to discuss Points raised in a comprehensive Agenda. The speakers will be lord Casey the assistant minister of St. Marks Darling Point and chaplain to the archbishop of Sydney the Rev. C. A. Osborne and australian atomic Energy commission senior research worker or. Ulrich Engelbert. Discussion in the evening delegates will attend the Albert Hall for cavalcade of citizenship a a Story in pictures music and song of Australia s development of National Unity and citizenship. The general Assembly of the convention will be held in the Albert Hall on january 25 when group chairmen will report and the delegates will engage in open discussion. Display delegates will be guests of the governor general and viscountess de l Isle at a late afternoon reception at government House on january 24. They will also be guests at a reception Given by or. Downer at parliament House on january 23 at 4.30 . A feature of this convention will be a display by the National capital development commission in the Albert Hall Annex. The first australian citizenship convention was held in Canberra in january. 1950. It s a new Over for Tyson former England is Bowler Frank typhoon Tyson plow has returned \ the scene of his 954 test match trip ephs a this time. A British migrant. E left London on the thaver with about 1,300 a British settlers travelling or Australia s �10 assisted Sage scheme. E will Settle in Melbourne i his wife Ursula and Chils. Philip 2, and Sara 3 its in told reporters before Leav England i be been earning a week for the past two s teaching in Northampton. K can a Chap keep a wife two kids on that sort of by in Melbourne i la be no �34 a week teaching the Tyson who has been a tool master since he retired in professional Cricket two ars ago will teach at Carey grammar school Melbourne. ? ? iss Australia Tania versa la Centre a Host of colourful a tiers As Slie is surrounded members of a polish ional dance group and in at a Welcome party to Grants Given by t ii e . Good Sci Gill our Wincil in Sydney. Tania told the gathering that hoped that being miss Thalia 1961 would enable to bring old and new aus ians closer together. Tania. Who was born in China White russian parents said looked upon herself As a resent Tive of both settled stalians and newcomers. Or. R. J. Ban afield reprinting the miss Australia nest said he hoped Tania s chess would encourage More Grant girls to enter in future sars. Ania left Early this month tile overseas tour which was t of her prize. 39pm dept. Of immigration monthly Teljii bulletin to assist migrants no. 96 Canberra january 1962 minister gives a special message the minister for immigration or. Downer issued this message to 1962 convention delegates the theme of the citizenship convention this year is drawn literally from the convention s title. It is citizenship a subject which i Ain sure will define itself More specifically As australian citizenship As our National convention progresses. Citizenship is Freedom won and held by responsibility it is acceptance of duly and acknowledgement of the rights of others it is a banding together in Plain commonsense of people of Goodwill intent upon their collective advancement and Protection. Like Freedom citizenship must be exercised lest it Wither. Our citizenship should be declared and its Muscles flexed regularly in demonstration of the Community spirit that is the basis of our National Unity. By taking part in this convention you Are exercising your Freedom demonstrating your responsibility and declaring your citizenship. Your Active association with immigration shows your interest also in encouraging others not born in Australia to join you in your citizenship. It is intended that the convention s deliberations should cover citizenship in its widest meaning. But in this Brief message i plead special interest to urge All delegates upon their return to their Homes to demonstrate to newcomers the advantages to them and the Community of citizenship through naturalization. From Ulster,35 Young migrants thirty five Youngmi a Grants from Ulster arrived j in Sydney recently on the liner Oriana. They were sponsored by the j Ulster association of new South Wales and Many Mem-1 Bers met the ship to Welcome j the new arrivals. J the group consisting of j seven single Young women 16 j single men and six married j couples came out to Australia j under the personal care of the j president of the United Ulster association of Australia. Or. J t. H. Morrow. J or. Morrow 73, left Sydney j for Belfast last june for the j express purpose of telling j people in Northern Ireland j about the Many opportunities j open in Australia for Young j people. J

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