Migration Heritage Centre (MHC)
NSW Premier’s Department
Uranquinty Progress Association
Uranquinty Migrant Hostel
When and where
Project location: Wagga Wagga, NSW
Project status: Completed project
Date of completion: March 2001
Over Easter 2001, the Uranquinty Progress Association (supported by Wagga Wagga Council, Premier’s Department and the MHC) hosted a celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Uranquinty Migrant Hostel.
The Uranquinty Migrant Hostel provided accommodation for migrants and the partners and families of workers of projects such as the Snowy Mountains Scheme.
What did the project achieve?
A celebration of Australian migration heritage and recognition of the contributions of migrant men, women and children.
John Petersen – Manager
Migration Heritage Centre
Phone 02 9217 0625
Fax 02 9217 0628
PO Box K346
HAYMARKET NSW 1238