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Assimilation to Australian Culture in the Eyes on Raimond Gaita

Summary: Australians in the immediate post war years expected all ethnic immigrant groups to assimilate to the Australian way of life. In the biographical account, Romulus my Father, the characters discuss their adaptation to Australian life.
Australians in the immediate post war years expected all ethnic immigrant groups to assimilate to the Australian way of life. In the biographical account, Romulus my Father, the characters discuss their adaptation to Australian life.

During the years between 1950 and 1960 there was a significant emigration from war-torn countries such as: Italy, Yugoslavia and Romania. A mass number from each country arrived to America, Canada or Australia. Those who migrated to Australia were known as `New Australians'; along with these `New Australians' was Romulus Gaita. Romulus had migrated from Germany, despite being originally of

Yugoslavian-Romanian origin, with his wife Christine Anna Dörr and four-year-old son Raimond. Upon the immediate arrival at Port Melbourne, April 1950, Romulus was separated from his family and "was sent to Baringhup in Victoria to work on construction of Cairn Curran. (A reservoir being built to dam the Loddon River." It was government policy that...

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