- Early Settler
Key features of the Ten Pound Poms scheme are as follows:
£10 for adults
£5 for children aged 14-18 (free by the 1960s)
Free for under 14s
In 1952, the normal cost of an adult fare to A…
We couldn’t think of a better day to launch the new website. It’s the tenth day of the tenth month and we are back in business. We hope you like the new site.
Tell us what you miss about home in 25 words or less and you could win a “Homesick Pommie” Hamper delivered straight to your door by the British Lolly Shop. Post your entry in the Missing Home forum to be in the…
An article in the Sydney Morning Herald describes what would happen if Australia halted immigration. Head over to the Ten Pound Pom forum to tell us whether you agree.
An article in The Guardian talks about a Ten Pound Pom who reluctantly emigrated to Australia in 1965. Her granddaughter refers to this as her £10 exile. Hop over to the Ten Pound Pom forum to discuss.
White Australia Policy
The White Australia Policy encompassed legislation passed with the intention of restricting the immigration of “non-white” peoples into the country. The Immigration Restriction Act of 1901 was…
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