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"An inordinate number of them (the children) have attended university and have entered the business and professional worlds. They have become the reality of their parent's hopes and dreams when they uprooted and took the painful step of cultural transplantation. Bonegilla was a garden in which the seedlings of immigration were allowed to grow. Australia is the land which their fruit has flourished. "

TONY, WRIGHT - The Young at Bonegilla. Receiving Young Immigrants at Bonegilla Reception and Training Centre, 1947