Anton's Immigrant story is on the following webpage by the Migration Heritage Centre and Tweed River Regional Museum:

Anton Potočnik’s migration memories
"My name is Anton (Tony) Potočnik. I was born in 1930 in the village of Orehovica, Slovenia, where I spent my childhood. Things were tough in Slovenia in those days. We didn’t have much money, the Depression was on and my schooling was basic. My father was Anton Potočnik and my mother was Marija (nee Božič). We had always been under some occupation – goes back to Roman days. When the Communists took over following World War Two, there was still no food and the promises they made didn’t happen.  . ."  (read more)






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