Blank Accommodation Guarantee form, Issued by the Department of Immigration, circa 1949. This form was probably obtained by the Condurateanu's as they prepared to emigrate to Australia. The form includes a section for those living outside the metropolitan area.

Nicolae Condurateanu was a Romanian who was placed in a POW camp during World War II in Germany. He met his wife Barbara, also a Romanian, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp, where Nicolae was Barbara had spent World War II in a Russian POW camp and was meant to have been on a train back to Romania. The couple married in 1948 at the A1 Heetre Camp and immigrated to Australia in 1950, where Nicolae worked in a Tea factory and Barbara at the Four and Twenty Pie factory. They had no family in Australia and had to rely on each other for support eventually purchasing a house and establishing a life in their new country.

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Unused form with extensive black text. The form was used by people sponsoring migrants stating that they can guarantee accommodation for an immigrant for a period of 12 months upon their arrival in Australia.

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