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Guided tours of Bonegilla Migrant Experience

Bonegilla Migrant Experience

Step back in time, and join us on a guided tour as you learn about the fascinating history of the Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre. Explore the original camp buildings, hear shared stories and truly...

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Guided tours of Bonegilla Migrant Experience

Bonegilla Migrant Experience

Step back in time, and join us on a guided tour as you learn about the fascinating history of the Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre. Explore the original camp buildings, hear shared stories and truly...

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A young woman’s journey to Bonegilla

Bonegilla Migrant Experience

In 1944, Helena Gimis - better known as Marga - was living in Ogre, Latvia, with her husband Verners and infant daughter Anita. She was also pregnant with a son, Aldis, to be born in March of 1945. Marga had grown...

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Memories of Bonegilla

Bonegilla Migrant Experience

Meet Lois. Lois is a long-time volunteer with Bonegilla Migrant Experience (BME) and has shared some of her memories of her time volunteering. BME holds a special place in her heart. The site, a former...

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Wodonga and District Historical Society dubbed ‘Best in Show’

Bonegilla Migrant Experience

Retired history teacher Janet Floyd knows the importance of getting a story to run alongside everything from an object to a photograph. Her attention to detail has been recognised with the Wodonga and District...

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