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What suburbs did the Italians settle in Australia?

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September 13, 2011 1:59PM

Answer 1

They first came to Perth but then after that most of the Italian community came to Darwin. Today there are more then 50, 000 Italy born people living there.

Answer 2

As I learned it, the Italians came mainly to the larger cities in Australia - Sydney and Melbourne, especially post-WW2, though eventually favouring Melbourne.

Within the two decades 1950's and 60's, a mass Italian migration occurred to the point of 10 times the previous total of Italian-born immigrants!

Melbourne being their major target, within Melbourne, they mainly settled in Brunswick and Carlton - moving over to Heidelberg, and basically spreading through northern, north-western and north-eastern Metropolitan Melbourne.

So great is the Italian influence in Australia, in fact, that today, Italian is the second most-spoken language within Australian homes!