Italian Migration to Australia and Its Descendants

  • Laura Hougaz
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


This chapter presents a brief history of Italian migration to Australia. It describes the geographic, political, economic, social and cultural background of the Italian migrants who founded the three generational family businesses in this book. It also provides the context for understanding how the founder’s Italian origins have continued to shape the identity of the family and the business across generations.


Australian Population Italian Economy Italian Language Chain Migration Bell Tower 
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  • Laura Hougaz
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  1. 1.Study ConnectionsMelbourneAustralia

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