Riga Exodus #5

Queensland’s Rockhampton Evening News of 28 November 1940 screamed an indignant headline: STATE CLIMATE GIVEN BAD NAME Evacuees do not want to live here! Further north up the coast, Queensland’s Townsville Daily Bulletin of 29 November 1940 was equally offended: BALTIC EVACUEES – Queensland's Maligned Climate The story behind the headlines was that some of … Continue reading Riga Exodus #5