Origins of the White Australia Policy

Origins of the White Australia Policy
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Title: Origins of the White Australia Policy
Date: Circa 1901
Notes: The Immigration Restriction Act 1901 – commonly known as the 'White Australia Policy' – dictated Australia's approach to immigration from Federation in 1901 until the latter half of the twentieth century.
Keywords: immigration, labour, Chinese, White Australia Policy, coloured, gold, population, alarm, crisis
Record creator: Department of External Affairs
Reference: A183/1, 581/1 part 1

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