Last Friday Social Club: National Archives of Australia; Disloyal Queenslanders
10:00am to 11:00am
Young adults, Adults, Seniors
Covering the surveillance, internment and deportation of aliens resident in Queensland during World War I. During both world wars, in the interest of national security ‘aliens’ had restrictions placed on them. The word alien described residents who were not native-born or naturalised. Australia interned almost 7,000 people during World War I. Most of those interned were classed as 'enemy aliens', that is, nationals of countries at war with Australia. This seminar will showcase the National Archives’ records that document the surveillance and internment of aliens during World War I.
Bookings required. Phone Kenmore Library on 07 3407 0258 to reserve your place.
Kenmore Library, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Road, Kenmore