Telegram to Robert Salter dated 2 September 1938. It informs him that both his applications seeking permission to remain in Australia have been declined, but that the decision may be reconsidered with evidence of employment, business or financial security.

Robert Salter, migrated to Australia from Austria, fleeing Vienna just before the German annexation of Austria in 1938. Robert had applied for residency in Australia 5 months before leaving Vienna but could not wait for approval as he was in danger of being arrested. On arrival he discovered that his application for residency had been rejected. With the help of MP William Maloney, Salter eventually obtained residency and was able to bring out his fiancee and parents.

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Telegram typed in blue ink on buff coloured paper, from Commonwealth of Australia, Sydney, to Robert Salter, SS Nieuw Zeeland, Brisbane, dated 2 September 1938. Stamped as received in Brisbane.

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