Terms and conditions

This website has been set up to collect personal migration stories and help contribute to a greater understanding and appreciation of Australia's immigration history. We would love to hear from you if you or your family migrated to Australia. We welcome your migration stories and memories.

If you contribute a story, please bear in mind that whatever you share here will be available to all users of the internet.

The Australian National Maritime Museum may wish to use stories or images contributed to this website in promotional material for the museum.

Stories must not:

  • Be defamatory of any person, obscene, offensive or inflammatory
  • Disclose any other personal information in respect of any individual
  • Infringe any copyright or trademark of any other person
  • Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
  • Contain any advertising or promote any services.


Read the museum's privacy policy.

If you have any concerns about material on this website that relates to you, please contact us at web@anmm.gov.au.


This website is moderated. All stories will be reviewed before publishing. Any story that we deem to be at odds with these guidelines will be removed – for example if it is irrelevant, offensive or defamatory. We may attempt to get in touch with you to discuss how you can contribute your story without breaching these guidelines. If you are unsure, you are welcome to contact us at web@anmm.gov.au.

Uploading Images

If you are including an image with your story please ensure that it is a maximum of 100kb and no bigger than 400px along the longest edge.

Do not upload images that you don't own the copyright for without permission from the copyright owner.