Limited admittance of non-Europeans

Limited admittance of non-Europeans


Aerial view of Sydney Harbour Bridge on its official opening
celebration, 19 March 1932.
Image courtesy of National Library of Australia
1 January, 1947

Permanent residency is granted to non-European immigrants for business reasons and to those who have lived in Australia continuously for 15 years, representing the first challenge to the White Australia Policy.

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