Deposit N168 - Kenneth Rivett collection

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N168

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Kenneth Rivett collection

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  • 1932 - 2004 (Creation)

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21.6m

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(1923 - 2004)

Biographical history

Kenneth Rivett was a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in Economics at the University of New South Wales from 1960 to 1984, and continued his retirement as an Honorary Visiting Fellow in the Economics School. He was President of the NSW Association of Immigration Reform and the Indo-China Refugee Association (NSW), Chairman of the Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs 1984-1985, a member of the National Population Council and a Trustee of the Australian Refugee Foundation. His publications include Immigration: Control or Colour Bar? (1962) and Australia and the Non-white Immigrant (1975), books which he edited for the Immigration Reform Group.

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Press cuttings relating to immigration reform, minutes, correspondence and reports of the New South Wales Association for Immigration Reform, the Immigration Reform Group, the Indo-China Refugee Association (NSW), Austcare Refugee Policy Advisory Committee, the Australian Institute of Multicultural Affairs, the Refugee Council of Australia, the Ethnic Communities Council of NSW and the National Population Council. The collection also includes press cuttings and printed material on migrant employment, migrant welfare, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the Vietnamese, Pacific immigrants and university papers.

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NBAC Z567, Indo-Chinese Refugee Association
National Library of Australia: MS Acc06.071

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Entered from deposit description on 20 August 2012

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