John McGregor: Migrant Hostel

Posted on: Mon 19 Nov 2018

Tin huts and memories.  Just what was it like for mid 20th Century migrants to Australia?  Known as the Ten Pound Poms, they were housed at Migrant Hostels around the country…  many in old Army Nissen Huts.  John McGregor, tells us about those early years in Australia, and in particular about the Gepps Cross Hostel.

Interviewer Helen Meyer

Photos provided by John McGregor and used with his permission.

This broadcast was made possible with support from The Community Broadcasting Foundation.

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