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19 Photos That Show What Immigration In Australia Used To Be Like

We all came from somewhere.

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1. Throughout the 20th century to the present, people from all over the world have come to Australia seeking a better life. Here are some of those who have settled here and have called this place home.

National Archives of Australia

Italian prisoners of war wait to board a train bound for an Australian camp, 1943.

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Ancestry.com hold around 270 million records documenting migration to Australia. Over 7.5 million people have arrived in Australia since October 1945, with 28% of today's population born overseas.