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Thursday, 22 May 1980
Page: 3247


Mr Humphreys asked the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, upon notice, on 29 April 1980:

(   1 ) How many Chileans (a) migrated to Australia and (b) arrived in Australia using visitors' visas in each year from 1975 to 1979.

(2)   How many of those who arrived using visitors' visas (a) applied for and (b) received permanent resident status.


Mr Macphee - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(   1 ) (a) Settler arrivals- Chilean citizens:

Calendar year 1975, 1,636 persons; 1976, 1,954; 1977, 1,551; 1978,826; 1979 (P), 603.

(P)   = Preliminary.

(b)   Overseas Visitors- Chilean citizens: 1975, 304; 1976, 365; 1977, 422; 1978, 570; January to June 1979,203.

(2)   Applications lodged and approved for resident status:

 







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