Nunawading Migrant Hostel - 1952 to 1987

The Site in 1956
New arrivals
The Early Years
Additions and Extensions
Land Usage prior to Construction
Photo Album - Aerial Images
Photo Album General
About the Author

Hostel scene in 1968

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This Website is authored by Bob Padula, OAM, of Mont Albert, Victoria, Australia, and is a project in his Pictorial History Research Series

It is a journey, through space and time, chronicling the history, heritage and evolution of the Nunawading Migrant Hostel, 30 km  east of Melbourne, which operated from 1952 until closure in 1987.

Unless otherwise indicated, imaging is acknowledged to the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Please let the author know what you think about this site - there is a neat little Guest Book elsewhere on this page for your comments and reactions, or you could Email the author direct!

The author hopes that you have found this article of interest, which highlights an almost forgotten period of Melbourne's outer-eastern suburban history. 
Bob Padula,
February 2019


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