ProvenanceOne of two work permits donated to the Migration Museum by Krystyna Luzny. Under the Immigration Act Krystyna and Tomasz Luzny were required to work under government contract for a period of two years.
After the Second World War Krystyna and her fiancé Tomasz lived in Germany as refugees. They migrated to Australia in 1950 where both were active in the Adelaide Polish community. Krystyna donated a number of documents from their experience of war and migration.SignificanceArriving in Australia as a Displaced Person many people had to start all over from scratch. Their new lives were documented through a paper trail of certificates, permits and passports that reveal when, where and how they coped with their new life in Australia.DescriptionWhite document issued by Commonwealth Employment Service to Mr Tomasz Luzny, from Bonegilla Victoria. Advising of work at Simpson and Son Ltd., Pirie Street with hours of work and wages including travel arrangements. A proviso added that the Immigration Act 1901 - 1940 requires above work for a period of two years.Creator (person)Creator (organisation)AcknowledgementDate of Creation1950Date of Usage1950MaterialPaper DimensionType: Total
Unit (Lengths): mm Accession NumberHT 1985.0391 b