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German settlement in Australia


Exploring Hahndorf, Australia's oldest surviving German settlement


German Immigrants Leave For Australia (1950-1959)


Some Personal Stories of German Immigration to Australia since 1945 by Ingrid Muenstermann


Immigrants From Europe In Australia (1948)


Immigration in Germany - The statistics | Made in Germany

German settlement in Australia began in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to Adelaide, South Australia. German immigrants became prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland. From 1850 until World War I, German settlers and their descendants comprised the largest non-British or Irish group of Europeans in Australia.
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