Letter to The Most Reverend G.T. Sambell, Archbishop of Perth from Phillip Lynch, Minister for Immigration, dated 18 January 1971. The letter responds to a request from the Inter-Church Migration Committee for details of government policies relating to acceptance of immigrants to Australia from non-European or mixed European/non-European descent. The letter It outlines Australian immigration policy for peoples under each of those categories. Copies of the letter were sent to all committee members listed.

This letter captures the gradual shift in Australia's immigration policy in relation to non-European migration and an example of correspondence from an Immigration Minister.

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Three page typed letter, headed 'Commonwealth of Australia'. The letter is unsigned so it is presumably a file copy.

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