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Post-war Immigration Arouses Much Discussion in Australia; Jewish Colony Opposed

Although the Commonwealth Government is still considering reports on the question of post-war immigration, and no policy has as yet been outlined, the question is arousing much public comment throughout Australia.

Catholic Archbishop Daniel Mannix of Melbourne said yesterday that he doubted whether Australia could expect much British immigration for some time, and it must, therefore, be prepared to accept non-British migrants. “We do not want separate Jewish, German or Italian colonies,” Archbishop Mannix added, “but immigrants who will become part of the Australian community.” Former Prime Minister William Hughes disagreed with the Archbishop, expressing the opinion that British immigration might still be expected.

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