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Block 19 Today

Block 19 today

Block 19 is of national significance as a place associated with a defining change in Australia’s immigration policy.

Block 19 today

Block 19, Bonegilla was part of the largest and longest operating reception centre in the post-war era.

Site map

Plan your visit to Block 19 by finding out what the site has to offer. Attractions include the Whispering Wall, Tribute Wall and original army hut buildings.

Visitor book comments

Your comments are important to us. Read recent testimonials from visitors to Block 19, and make sure you take a few moments to add your own to the visitors’ book.

'My Bonegilla'

Do you have a story about Bonegilla to share? Post your memories of living in the migrant centre for others to read.


Information about volunteering opportunities at Block 19.

Link to audio tours

Take an audio tour of the site with Dr Bruce Pennay.

Contact us

Contact information for all bookings, exhibition information, visitor information and administration.

News and Events

Find out all the latest news and attractions.
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