Geelongskis: from Ukraine to Australia via Yugoslavia and Trieste

Ukrainian migration and cultural heritage maintenance have been an ongoing occurrence for many centuries. Ukrainians and following generations left Galicia in the 1890s and 1910s to finally find themselves in Geelong, Australia beginning in 1952 and 1954 from the former Yugoslavia via Trieste, Italy.

These Ukrainians left Galicia (today’s Ukraine) either in the second wave (1894) or third wave (1…