[The problem of immigration and White Australia], by Sir John Foster Fraser [1912]

[Editor: The British travel writer Sir John Foster Fraser (1868-1936), in Australia: The Making of a Nation, gives his ideas on the future of Australia. Whilst he writes of his support for the White Australia Policy, he also puts forward his idea to populate the top half of Australia with people from India; which would […]

End of Australia: A London paper’s view: Triumph of the yellow races [24 October 1910]

[Editor: An article published in The Barrier Miner, 24 October 1910.] End of Australia. A London paper’s view. Triumph of the yellow races. An article in the “Referee” (London) of August 28, tells us definitely what is the destiny of this continent. It can be gathered from the following extracts:— “Neighborless, opinionated, romantic, wealthy, musical, […]

End of Australia: A London paper’s view: Triumph of the yellow races [7 October 1910]

[Editor: An article published in The Advertiser (Adelaide), 7 October 1910.] End of Australia. A London paper’s view. Triumph of the yellow races. An article in the “Referee” (London) of August 28 tells us definitely what is the destiny of this continent. It can be gathered from the following extracts:— “Neighborless, opinionated, romantic, wealthy, musical, […]

The fruit trade and “White Australia.” [13 May 1903]

[Editor: This article is a section from the “Victorian rural notes” column by W. G. M’Kinney. Published in The Australian Town and Country Journal, 13 May 1903.] The fruit trade and “White Australia.” A Tasmanian visitor to Melbourne during the present week, who is connected with the fruit trade of that State, says that arrangements […]

The Immigration Restriction Bill [3 September 1901]

[Editor: This article from the The Sydney Morning Herald reiterates the concerns of its correspondent, Andrew Barton (“Banjo”) Paterson, on the immigration of Asians into Australia. Published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 September 1901.] The Immigration Restriction Bill. It is freely admitted that the question of a “white Australia,” in the literal sense of […]