Re: HALLENs in Australia
From the swedish passport register [on the "Emigranten" CD]:
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Anders Hallén, carpenter, [age not listed]
Karin Gunnarsdotter, his betrothed woman, [age not listed]
Carl Wilhelm, age 8
Sofia, age 3
Passport issued [or possibly departure day] 12 August 1850 for journey to United States.
The passport was issued in the town Falun, in the province Dalarna, so they likely lived somewhere near there.
Seems like they went to USA first, and later continued to Australia.