From the late 1840s to the mid-twentieth century Chinese
immigrants in regional New South Wales laboured in a variety of
The familiar images are of miners, cooks, market
gardeners, and storekeepers. There were also shepherds, shearers,
scrub clearers, herbalists, butchers, interpreters, tobacco farmers,
fishermen, fish curers, importers and exporters, clerks, carpenters
and many more.
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