Child and Youth Migrants: 1924 – 1976

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Big Brother Movement (1925-1960s)

The Big Brother Movement was an Australia-wide volunteer organisation that helped find Youth Migrants (called ‘Little Brothers’) placements on farms. It first began in 1925, with the first Youth Migrant arriving in Tasmania in 1949.

Big Brother Movement of Tasmania (NG2468) from 1949 to 1962:

1949-1962 Minute book (NS2933/1/1)

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