why did italians migrate to australia

  1. Liana1993 profile image48
    Liana1993posted 8 years ago

    why did italians migrate to australia

    for my history assignment i want to know why italians migrated to australia

  2. retireyoung profile image60
    retireyoungposted 8 years ago

    I suspect they were looking for a better life after the war.  Australia had a lot of development going on at the time like the Snowy River project which employed a lot of migrants.

  3. Mick Beet profile image34
    Mick Beetposted 10 months ago

    Our family came here in 1930. We were from Northern Italy.My Great grand father had land. But with 8 kids it wasn't big enough  to support  8 young families. So as they matured into adult life 19 they went were the work was. First coal mining in Chicago. Then Australia was looking for workers are they settled here in Melbourne  Vegetable growing. Some of he's brothers went to Argentina.