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The United Council of Migrants from Communist Dominated Europe in Australia (1953 - )

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1953
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Summary

The United Council of Migrants from Communist Dominated Europe in Australia was established in Sydney in September 1953. Representatives from various national organisations made up the Council. It sought to co-ordinate the groups' anti-Communist activities and actions aimed at liberating their respective homelands from Communist control. The Advisory Committee was composed of Australian representatives, including State politicians, Douglas Darby and Eileen Furley, and Federal politician, W. C. Wentworth.

Related entries

Secretary

  • Looveer, Lia (1920 - 2006)

    Lia Looveer was Secretary General of the United Council of Migrants from Communist Dominated Europe in Australia

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Captive Nations Council of New South Wales - records, 1953-1998, together with the records of the United Council of Migrants from Communist Dominated Europe in Australia, 1953-1966, 1953 - 1998, MLMSS 7171; The United Council of Migrants from Communist Dominated Europe in Australia (1953 - ), Captive Nations Council of New South Wales (1965 - 1989); Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Nikki Henningham

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