Lookup NU author(s): Dr Alison Atkinson-Phillips
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From 1970 to 1992, the Springvale Enterprise Hostel in Melbourne’s southeast offered settlement services and temporary accommodation for refugees and migrants to Australia. This chapter looks at the development of the Spirit of Enterprise memory project, from its origins as temporary exhibition at the Immigration Museum, to an online history website containing oral histories, and now a public memorial and heritage trail. It explores the ways narratives of settlement have been consciously mobilized to project a golden age of multicultural welcome, highlighting the contrast with Australia’s brutal asylum seeker policy in the present.
Author(s): Atkinson-Phillips A
Editor(s): Darian-Smith, K; Hamilton, P
Publication type: Book Chapter
Publication status: Published
Book Title: Remembering Migration: Oral Histories and Heritage in Australia
Print publication date: 01/08/2019
Online publication date: 01/08/2019
Acceptance date: 01/01/2018
Series Title: Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Place Published: Melbourne
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