Sunday 18th March
The Safe House Down Under is the story of a long forgotten chapter of Australia’s history preceding WWII, written by Anna Rosenbaum.
The year of the Czechoslovak crisis, 1938 -1939, shook Australia to the core. This extensive study deals with its impact on Australia, on the policies of the Australian government towards Czechoslovakia, the attitudes of Australia’s leading politicians, the economic repercussions, etc,
Central to the story is Australia’s immigration policy towards the admission of Czechoslovak refugees – the Sudeten German opponents to Hitler’s regime and Jews and their struggle to be admitted to Australia, is brought to the attention of the reader through interviews, conducted with former Jewish refugees from Czechoslovakia.
Mark Alfred Dreyfus MP QC, lawyer and politician will launch the book. He has been a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives since the 2007 federal election and is Shadow Attorney General and Shadow Minister for National Security.
Booking essential. To RSVP please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9360 7999.