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Canberra Good Neighbour Newspaper Archives Jul 1 1953, Page 7

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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - July 1, 1953, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Migrants on Road Laboratory staff next time you drive Over a smooth newly Laid strip of Roadway in the South East Corner of new South Wales your comfortable ride May come to you through the Courtesy of new australians. H a recent Issue of Cooma s express a reporter tells of p work of the department of Ain roads testing Laboratory i Cooma. The Laboratory specialises in upling and testing Road halting materials used by the department and contractors working for the department As As councils on main roads irks in an area extending from Hadulla Down the coastline to a victorian Border to the Kosciusko ranges and northwards to Kiandra. Of interest to Good Neighbours is the Section of the Story dealing with workers at the Cooma Laboratory under the direction of the engineering analyst or. L. H. Layton. With the exception of or. Layton and the testing operator or. J. M. Perry the rest of the present staff arc new australians j who the express says Are jiving excellent service and adapting themselves to their new work which in most cases is vastly different from that for which they were educated and trained before coming to the report continues or. G. Lojko a staff Man like or. Perry is a testing operator. He occupies this position after being j Over three years in Australia undergoing training with specialisation in the testing Field Over the past twelve months. He is naturalized and was previously at Glen Davis working in the refinery there until it closed Down. He was in the polish Squadron of the . As a navigator in 1942. Experience in Russia or. M. Pomazak comes from the Ukraine where he was a Carpenter and general tradesman. Or. S. Kounitsky is also from the Ukraine. He is a graduate in electrical engineering of the University of Kiev in Russia and for some time was electrical Engineer in charge of the tramways in Vienna Austria. Or. J. Poska is a Young lithuanian whose career was badly upset by the War. He has been three years at Cooma. Another lithuanian or. J. Gircys was director of a Boot shoe and leather factory which with its subsidiaries employed a Large number of men in Kaunas. Or. M. Rog was born in Poland and served with the polish army in France. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Berne Switzerland in 1949. Left the acting minister for immigration or. Howard Beale m.p., addressed delegates at the opening of the first regional conference of the new settlers league in new South Ivales. Below left delegates took time off from their discussions to be photographed below delegates to the fifth National conference of coordinating councils met in Canberra last month to report Progress and discuss future plans. In this group photograph taken in the department of immigration s conference room before deliberations began Are a standing left to right or. D. Mathews and miss m. Williams . W. L. Rudder q Landor. W. E. Pickering . P. Unwin and w. Tabor. Keith Smith dept. Of immigration. Seated left to right or. G. W. Simpson . If. G. L. Bain and mrs. M. Watts . R. E. Armstrong dept. Of immigration or. J. T. Massey or. I. Krippner . H. R. Mckenzie and miss Thelma Jarrett tic. Nuts you say a european migrant in the Tweed District of Northern new South Wales has developed a new species of Peanut twice the size of the Standard types. He is or. Alexander Czernati Farmer of Tome win. He has been experimenting with the new Type for 12 months. He expects it will take another year s work before the new King size Peanut is established. Continued from Page 1 state talks and briefly stated the main problems they had met. After 10 minutes a spokesman for each group read out headings that had been Given to him and these were written up on a Black Board on the stage. In this Way delegates could quickly see and refer to the main problems which were common to Many parts of the state and advise on others which they had experienced and solved. Or. J. Mcmillan spoke on immigration from the British migrant s Point of View and a migrant forum dealt with various assimilation problems. Speakers opening the discussion were All new australians. They were or. J. Bruna czech mrs. H. Prociuk and or. C. Belinsky ukrainian or. Aderjane hungarian and or. S. Bogucki pole. Short periods of entertainment during the conference were provided by the Rudas Trio and Mickie Maas. V far service is Novelty enterprising migrants living 2,000 Miles apart in Australia have hit almost simultaneously on an idea to provide a new service for Farmers. J t is an on the spot service to farm machinery. In Western Australia a British migrant or. T. Silverwood is providing this service to Farmers around Bunbury. Or. Silverwood is a diesel Engineer who came to Australia about three years ago. He saw the need of a repair service and launched himself As a service Engineer. The other machinery repair service is provided from Headquarters in Queanbeyan n.s.w., by two new australians j. Norenberg and h. Berzins. They too advertise that they will do All sorts of repair work on the Farmer s own property. They have a Mobile unit which carries All the equipment they need for servicing trucks farm tractors stationary engines and All other farm machinery. Newcomers skills Aid hospitals a european skills Are Bej ing applied in a medical equipment workshop in Adelaide to the making of Iron lungs and Electrocardiography. The workers a three dutchmen and two czechs a Are Jack Faber 27, of the Hague who came Here three and a half years ago. He was a dental Mechanic in Holland. Bill Parent from Holland was an electronic instrument maker and brought with him to Australia 23 years of experience in the famous Philips factory in Eindhoven. Cornelius Vandenberg 28, worked in an electrical business in Holland. John Tichy 28, one of the czechs did delicate optical work in Prague before he migrated to Australia three years ago. His compatriot Josef Brabec was a gliding instructor in Czechoslovakia before the War. Australian and migrant sculptors join forces f w o new australian sculptors Inge King and Julius Kuhn have joined with two australian colleagues Norma Redpath and Clifford last in a collective exhibition of contemporary sculpture in Melbourne. The exhibition which was opened on Coronation eve at the school of architecture Melbourne University is a harmonious gesture in the celebrations honouring the Coronation. Julius Kuhn is exhibiting abstract sculpture for the first time. The seven previous collective exhibitions in which he has taken part in Australia were of orthodox sculpture. Born in Budapest Hungary he studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Art in Munich Germany where he lived for three years As a displaced person. Mrs. Inge King who was born in Prague and educated at the Royal Academy London and Glasgow school of Art came to Australia As the Bride of an australian Painter Graham King in i95i

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