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New Australian

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Definition of New Australian in English:

noun

Australian dated
A recent immigrant to Australia, especially one from Europe.
Example sentences
  • We did in fact change the way in which we talked about refugees or migrants or New Australians.
  • It told the Australian people to call the migrants New Australians and it set up the Good Neighbour Council which arranged for old Australians to help the new Australians settle in.
  • This is also an Australia where the New Australians are encouraged to hold their festivals publicly and get the community involved.

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