WHERE WATERS MEET
Where Waters Meet explores post-war immigration to Australia. Utilizing large format portrait and landscape photography the project explores the journey that so many of todays Australians embarked upon.
The series takes its name from the translation of the traditional Aboriginal name (Bonegilla) for the area where the Mitta Mitta River meets the Murray River, in North-Eastern Victoria. The title of the series also references the journey taken by immigrants on migrant vessels in reaching Australia.
With the narrative centered around the Bonegilla Immigration Reception Facility, situated in north-eastern Victoria, the photographs and anecdotal interviews piece together the journey from Europe to Australia, in particular to Melbourne, and along the north-east rail line which was used to transport migrants upon their arrival in Melbourne, to Bonegilla. The work also explores several points of embarkation in Europe, in particular