Smuggled: An Illegal History of Journeys to Australia

Ruth Balint & Julie Kalman join us to discuss the ideas behind the book Smuggled: An Illegal History of Journeys to Australia, tracing the fascinating story of people smuggling in Australia’s migrant history, from the Second World War through to the present.


Free event – everyone welcome.




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This event is being held as part of Refugee Week 2021.

Refugee Week aims to create better understanding between different communities and to encourage successful integration, enabling refugees to live in safety and to continue making a valuable contribution to Australia.



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