Booklet 'Port Information Melbourne' published by the Orient Line for passengers travelling on the SS Otranto in 1954. It was used by Geoffrey and Hazel Tirchett who immigrated from London to Victoria, as '10 Pound Tourists' leaving London on 3 June 1954.

Geoffrey already had three brothers living in Australia. When they arrived they lived with one of Geoffrey's brothers in Brunswick, until they bought their own home in Pascoe Vale. Hazel and Geoffrey have fond memories of the journey - especially the food, which they particuarly enjoyed after rationing in England during and following the war. Their embarkation material was posted to them before they departed from Australia House in London.

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A5 size white booklet with blue text. The front cover has extensive text and a picture of a kangeroo holding a boquet. The booklet contains various information about Melbourne.

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