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ARC-funded project on Mawland Quarantine Station featured on ABC TV's 7.30 program


6 June 2013

Our academics are helping to piece together Australia's immigration story, revealing a fascinating picture of the nation's multicultural past.

The three-year Australian Research Council-funded project, 'The archaeology and history of quarantine', involves a team of researchers investigating more than 1200 inscriptions made by immigrants to Australia between 1835 to the 1970s at the Mawland Quarantine Station site in Manly's North Head.

Dr Annie Clarke from the Department of Archaeology and Research Associate Peter Hobbins from the Department of History explain this important work to reporter Tracey Bowden in this segment on ABC Television's 7.30 program.

6:05 minutesDownload video (mp4, 21 Mb)

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