Certificate of Authority to Remain in Australia, issued by the Commonwealth of Australia to Bretislav Lukes on 27 May 1952. This documents certifies that Bretislav has permanent residency status in Australia. Bretislav was born 12 January 1922 in Stankou in Czechoslovakia. He claims to have worked for the Germans during the war in Junkers aircraft factory. Following the war he trained as an electrician while in an International Refugee Organisation Camp. He migrated to Australia on the Goya in 1950 and was sent to Bonegilla. Following his two years compulsory employment at Australian Iron and Steel at Port Kembla, he moved to Melbourne.

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Grey paper with black printed text and typed annotations, Australian coat of arms letterhead.

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