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Canberra Good Neighbour Newspaper Archives Sep 1 1965, Page 1

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Canberra Good Neighbour (Newspaper) - September 1, 1965, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory ? migrant link with a National song one of the most cherished possessions of German migrant Sisters miss Nora Haenel and mrs. Evelyn Weichmann formerly of Dresden and now living in Adelaide is a bound copy of the song of to them it is a link with their australian past for the Musicof the song which is Sung every morning by school children in Many schools All Over Australia was written by the Sisters great Grandfather car linger. Great Grandfather came to Australia exactly 100 years before we did recalls mrs. Evelyn Weichmann. He came out in 1849, and we migrated in 1949. He settled in Gawler and earned his living first As a piano tuner. Then he began giving music lessons and later started Adelaide s first symphony taking up the Story miss Haenel recalls or. Linger was invited to write the music As a National Anthem and the Gawler Institute paid him 20 guineas for it. When the 100th anniversary of the writing of the music came up in 1959, my sister and i were invited to be guests of honour at a dinner to celebrate the event in Gawler. It was a very proud moment for when Carl linger died his daughter returned to Germany and married there. His great grand daughters were born in Dresden now part of East Germany. Mrs. Weichmann who studied scientific chemistry at the Dresden technical University was the Only woman learning inorganic chemistry in a class of 70 men. Now she is second in charge of the scientific Section of a Large nation wide australian chemical firm in Adelaide and she and her sister live together in a charming but modest Brick House surrounded by mementos of their great Grandfather and their father or. Erich Haenel a distinguished professor doctor of Art in Dresden. Aliens act change registration will be easier now m any settlers who previously had to notify changes of address occupation or employment each time they occurred will Benefit from recent amendments to the aliens act. The minister for immigration or. Opperman has announced that All aliens living in Australia must notify the department of immigration each september of their addresses occupations or employment and marital status. First notifications must be made this month. It is being advertised throughout Australia that this information must be Given to the department from september 1 to september 30 each year or. Opperman said. Advertisements Are appearing in daily and weekly newspapers and foreign language newspapers and a poster in six languages will be displayed in Post offices Banks and other prominent places. The new requirement will result in a More accurate and up to Date Register in Australia or. Opperman added. It will also mean a less onerous requirement for the people concerned especially those who in their Early years of residence frequently change their registration did not involve attendance at a department of immigration office. Addresses occupations or employment and marital status could be registered by mail. Forms were available at the department s offices and All Money order Post offices. Visitors to Australia for 12 months or less were exempt from the requirement. Eyes front. Cap at the Correct Angle and voice at the right pitch senior Constable Derek Bateman formerly of the Isle of Man drills a squad of new police recruits in Melbourne. The Story of migrants in our state police forces is featured on pages four and five. New target is bigger he immigration programme target t for 1965-66 is for at least 145,000 settlers. The minister for immigration or. Opperman said this would be 5,000 More than last year s result. Or. Opperman said the target included 90,000 assisted migrants�?70,000 from Britain and 20,000 recruited by australian migration missions in 11 countries in Europe. Another 55,000 settlers paying their own fares were expected to come to Australia mainly from British and Southern european countries. Or. Opperman said the take of 140,152 settlers in 1964-65 was the Best result for any year except 1949-50. In that year when we received 133,929 assisted settlers As Well As Many thousands who paid their own fares Australia was a Haven for refugees from countries still suffering the effects of the War he said. A it is a considerable achievement that in these Days of Prosperity and Comfort in Britain and Europe Australia can still attract migrants in increasing numbers. Over the past three years he intake of settlers has been Ising steadily. As in the past the Progress f the programme will be kept Der review and the flow increased if Opportunity offers r. Opperman said

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