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Canberra Good Neighbour Newspaper Archives Jul 1 1960, Page 1

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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - July 1, 1960, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory £2,600,000 for dutch building societies Here Putch building societies in aus Thalia will have another �2,600, 000 to lend migrant Home builders during the next 18 months. The Money will be provided in equal shares by the Netherlands emigration Board and australian Banks. The Netherlands government commissioner for emigration or. B. W. Haveman and the australian minister for immigration or. Downer announced provision of he Money in a joint statement last month. The statement followed talks or. Haveman had with and officials of the department of immigration in Canberra. Or. Have Anand also announced that about 10,000 dutch migrant were expected to come to Australia in the financial year 1960-61. Keep up intake this 1959 60 intake which included nearly 9,000 people who received assisted passages. The primary purpose of or. Haveman australian visit was to discuss renewal of the Netherlands Australia migration agreement under which both governments contribute to the Cost of assisted passages for dutch migrants. The current programme expires on march31, next year. From last month stalks it is expected hat the two government will agree to renew he agreement for another five years. that Australia had received about 120,000 valued dutch migrants ii. Dutch migrants have proved to be among our mos successful Post War settlers he added. Ideal conditions or. Haveman said that from his observations on this and two previous visits he concluded that Australia provided Ideal conditions for the settlement of dutch migrants. Or. Have Anand australian officials also agreed that a scheme to encourage Young dutch Farmers to come to Australia should be extended. Cultural pact an additional 30 youths representing a Cross Section of farming and Industrial activities in the Netherlands will be assisted to come Here to gain practical experience of Australia working conditions. Or. Haveman also said he had in mind the possibility of a cultural pact Between the two countries. This could Lead to a valuable Exchange of scientists artists musician Sand professional people. Or. Haveman or. Downer Quarter Millionth refugee arrives the 250,000th Post War refugee to Migrate to Australia arrived at Melbourne by air last month. He is Otto Kampe 41, a former latvian who was accompanied by his wife Zautra and their five children Mikelis,15, Baiba 11, Peteris 9, Jakabs 7, and Marlies. 18 months. He had failed previously in applications to Migrate to Australia and to the United states because of a permanent hip disability. However he has been accepted under Australia s scheme to admit physically handicapped people during world refugee year. A full Story Page 3 # migrants for Rome olympics pages 4-5. Bema Jiwu monthly bulletin of tie department of immigration to assist migrants no. 78 july 1960 a 250,000 naturalised a honour for Young German an electrician from Berlin was named last month As the 250,000th migrant to become naturalised As an australian citizen. The migrant Lothar Krause 29, came to Australia in 1952 and now lives in Hobart Tasmania with his Australia wife and their son Peter aged 22 Are seen in the photograph below. the oath of allegiance to Queen Elizabeth ii at a ceremony in Hobart town Hall. The ceremony at which 40 new citizens were naturalised was the highlight of immigration week in Hobart. The minister for immigration or. Downer was guest speaker at the ceremony which was presided Over by the lord mayor of Hobart Alderman Osborne. That he had acted As a Model migrant. If your practice is generally followed my department in future will have very few problems among the Young groups of settlers he added. Met wife or. Krause came to Australia to work for the tasmanian Hydro electric commis Sion. He was stationed for two years at Bronte Park a Highland Power development Centre that was Herwehe me Betty Steele the girl who is now his wife. He then worked for three years in Victoria returning to Tasmania to marry and re join the

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