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"Coming and Going" / April 2013
"Coming and Going" / April 2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

"Coming and Going" commemorates the 6000 child migrants who arrived from the United Kingdom and Malta.

Around 6000 former child migrants were sent to Australia from child care institutions in the United Kingdom and Malta throughout the 20th century. These children were placed in charitable and religious institutions throughout Australia, and went on to make a valuable contribution to our society


Address:2 Murray Street, Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, 2000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.86932
Long: 151.198157
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Landscape
Designer:Sasha Reid


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 23rd March, 2006
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This memorial is dedicated to child migrants from the United Kingdom and Malta who had to leave their families and country of birth during the years 1912 -1967.

After arriving by ship, these children faced an unknown future in New South Wales. Many endured personal hardships, some experienced great suffering. They and their families have made and continue to make a valuable contribution to their communities and to Australia

"Coming and Going" by Sasha Reid
March 23, 2006

Memorial funded by the Australian and New South Wales Governments

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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