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Series ID13090
Previous System LocationIMM/5-107; PRV8884
TitleDossiers on Assisted Immigrants
Parent Series
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Start Date 8/4/1909
End Date Circa 31/12/1941
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes Most files were created in the 1920s to 1930s, but some files may contain documents with earlier or later dates.

Files on nominated/assisted immigrants who sailed for Queensland

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Items Total Items: 15505
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Departmental NumbersN/A
System of Arrangement Alphabetical by immigrants' surnames
How To Use Series All names are listed, but researchers may also access the names in the card index to immigrants in the Public Search Room and follow the procedures in Search Procedure 16 Immigration Records.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1514Immigration Department 8/4/1909 31/12/1941
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11843
Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs
Restriction DetailsN/A
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These dossiers consist of forms and some correspondence relating to intending immigrants who applied for and were granted assisted passages to Queensland. The forms consist mainly of applications for assisted migration and include personal details, advice of passage bookings with names of ships and dates of departure, and may include other forms such as medical certificates and certificates of identity which include personal details and photographs of the intending migrants, The correspondence may include, for example, references by former employers, or correspondence between agencies in Queensland relating to the whereabouts of migrants on arrival etc.
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 13090, Dossiers on Assisted Immigrants
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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