Demand for German Migrants Remains Strong

Australia’s original migration plan involved attracting settlers from Europe on account of a good culture match. Other targets included Germany, Italy, France, and Greece. The first German immigrants arrived in the 19th Century. By the time the 20th Century arrived, their numbers amounted to 38,352. The first German translation services were established, with offices in […]

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Dingo Wild

German nationals settling in Australia sometimes make the mistake of thinking that our country’s a tame place outside the cities, just because we have some of the best German NAATI Translators anywhere. While that latter may be true the former certainly isn’t, as a German tourist recently discovered on Fraser Island off the Queensland Sunshine […]

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From Wurttemberg to Queensland Sheep Pens

German migrants to Australia have always been welcomed because of their love of enterprise and adventure, even though in early days they sometimes needed assistance from a German translator to make themselves understood. As far back as 1879 Queensland Premier Thomas Mcllwraith remarked that “one hears or sees nothing of them for eighteen months or […]

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