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Canberra Good Neighbour Newspaper Archives Jun 1 1966, Page 1

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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - June 1, 1966, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory No. 149 june. 1966 Griffith Welcome publicity Council members of the Commonwealth immigration publicity Council Mei during May in Griffith new South Wales. Griffith part of the Murrumbidgee irrigation area is a prosperous town noted for its wines and Citrus fruits and the example it has set in the int Cora. Ion of migrants. The Council includes Edi ors of two metropolitan daily newspapers and representatives of Australia s provincial press foreign language newspapers and radio and . During their three Day visit Council members were guests of the Griffith Branch of the Good Neighbour Council at a Buffet supper. Good Neighbours with the chairman of the Council or. J. R. Darling right Are from left mrs. D. Calabria Secretary or. Eric Hoare a former londoner mrs. A. J. Grassby the wife of the president and mrs. Rhoda Ewbank originally from Northern Ireland. . Students arrive in july the fourth party of British University undergraduates to visit Australia will arrive in Sydney on july 7. The visit coincides with the Ummer vacation for universities in Britain and the 119 students will take jobs in All parts of Australia. The jobs will Range from work on farms and sheep stations to research work in Commerce and Industry. Most students will work for two months and spend the remaining weeks touring Australia. The scheme Aims at giving students a first hand knowledge of Australia. A new committee the British undergraduates visit australian committee under the chairmanship of sir Samuel Wadham is arranging the visit at the australian end. Sir Samuel is chairman of the education committee of the English speaking Union in Australia. Representatives from the department of immigration the department of labour and National service and the Commonwealth office of education Are supporting the scheme. The students will leave Sydney for London via Perth on september 26. Migrants boost census migrants who have arrived in Australia since the last census in 1961 will add significantly to population figures at the census to be held on june 30. Australia s population at june 30, 1961 was 10,548,186. At the latest estimate in december 1965, the figure was 11,478,703�?an increase of nearly one million. In the same period the net gain from settler arrivals was 484,174, almost half the total increase. The census will enable business men to gauge future markets and to plan commercial development. Churches will use the results to assess the need for new parishes schools and Church buildings. Up to Date accurate statistics Are in such constant demand that censuses Are held regularly in Australia. This year s is the seventh on a National scale. The last one was taken in 1961. It is the duty of every person who is in Australia on census Day to be included in the census. In an expanding country such As this everyone can Benefit through developments which Are made on the basis of census statistics. For the greatest Benefit these statistics must be accurate. They cannot however be completely accurate if any people Are left out of the census or if some people do not answer the questions fully and truthfully. Some newcomers to Australia May be a Little reluctant to give personal facts about themselves. There is no need for this. All information on census forms is absolutely confidential. It is used Only for compiling statistics. Everyone working with the census must swear an oath of secrecy. By Law no personal information from census forms May be divulged to any per son government department or other organisation. Because statistical information must be precise to be useful census forms Are big. They May seem rather difficult to new arrivals in Australia or to those who do not read English easily. Census collectors who will deliver and then collect the forms throughout Australia will carry Multi language statements about the census and will assist anyone who asks them for help in understanding or filling in the form. S. Australia re elects president or. J. Horton Evins was re elected president at the 15th annual meeting of the South australian Good Neighbour Council held on May 30. The four vice presidents elected were mrs. E. Mayo miss h. M. Williams. Or. D. J. Newlands. And or. 1. B. C. Wilson. Or. D. C. Neill was re elected As treasurer. Fourteen members were elected to the executive committee. They Are or. A. R. Arthus or. A. Kancauskis. Mrs. M. Dodds. Mrs. E. Flaum. Mrs. G. M. Grecory. Or. N. L. Haines. Rev for. T. J. Hol and. Pastor a. R. Jone mrs. G. Mullins. Or. V. Nevlean. Or. Z. Segleniek. Or. V. G. Springett miss g. A. Walsh Rev. A. F. Zinnbauer

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