Families Of Fortune (Video)


A wave of Chinese migration to the Tweed began in the late 19th century and the newcomers quickly established themselves as market gardeners, banana growers, cooks, herbalists and shopkeepers. Many long-term Murwillumbah residents remember the Tong family who ran a store for many years. All these are recorded through personal stories, photos and historical information in the video Families of Fortune – Chinese People In The Tweed.

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Families of Fortune-Chinese People In The Tweed was made by Magali McDuffie, Pandion Pictures for the Tweed River Regional Museum and the NSW Migration Heritage Centre.