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Australia - Australia Australia, the continent down under, filled with kangaroos, koala bears, and many more unique creatures. I always wanted to go to Australia, but never knew much about it, like the history behind it, and what there really is to do. So I decided to research it and talk to people that are familiar with it. I started my search off by looking in an encyclopedia called Encyclopedia International and looked up Australia. The encyclopedia was written back in 1970 but things have changed since that time....   [tags: Australia Research Papers]
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Australia Movie Poster Analysis - Australia is considered as a young country when comparing to other countries as it has been founded around 200 years ago. Today, it is still in the trouble of some sort of identity crisis, trying to find its true identity. To try to define what really is considered as Australianness means one will have to take the plunge. For instance, in Australia the movie, director Baz Luhrmann made a great effort in telling an epic story of Australia but it still falls into the category of imprudent cliché of Australianness....   [tags: Australia] 950 words
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Uranium Mining in Australia - Uranium, as a most significant material in producing nuclear power, has becoming a world renowned energy resource. An article from Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (2006) points out that, Australia is one of the largest uranium distribution countries in this world and is also one of the countries that can exploit the uranium. So the uranium mining has made a huge influence for Australian and its people. Some people argument that uranium mining can bring enormous economic resources for Australia, for that reason, the government should encourage the exploitation of uranium....   [tags: australia] 680 words
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Immigration to Australia - Immigration to Australia Introduction Australia is often described as one of the ‘classical countries of immigration’. The concept of being a ‘nation of immigrants’ is at the center of Australian identity. Australia is a unique country, and it has a long history of population growth due to immigration. Australia is a young country and has not fully developed. It is commonly called “The Land of Opportunity.” This paper will discuss the history of immigration, the history of the immigration policy, the economic, social and cultural, and the population impacts of immigration to Australia....   [tags: History Australia Essays Immigrants Papers]
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About Australia - About Australia Australia, island continent located southeast of Asia and forming, with the nearby island of Tasmania, the commenwealth of Australia, a self governing member of the Commenwealth of Nations. The commenwealth of Australia is made up of six states--News south Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Wester n Australia--and two territories--the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. Australia, including Tasmania but excluding external territories, covers a land area of 7,682,300 sq....   [tags: Australia Economy Population Culture Trade Essays] 4459 words
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The Importance of Leadership for Australia - In Australia the role of management in global competitiveness became a significant public policy issue during the labor government on the background of extensive reform (Rozario & Hampson 2005, p.2). In the 1990s this agenda was expanded to include management owing to the poor performance of businesses. It was apparently essential to develop leadership skills not only for entrepreneurs in the private sector, but also for managers in public institutions. Because of its nature, leadership in most times is perceived as a way to attain outcomes....   [tags: Australia, leadership,]
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The Need for Some Restriction on Uranium Mining in Australia - Uranium is a common naturally occurring radioactive element in the earth's crust. It was initially used to coloring glass or ceramic glaze (M. Eisenbud & T. Gesell 1963: 319), whereas it became the nuclear fuel used in nuclear reactors and atomic bomb until 1939 when O. Hahn and F. Strassmann discovered the nuclear fission of uranium, and its released tremendous energy can be used for generate electricity or as a weapon. Even there occurred such a speech, 'who owns the uranium could be the world' (T....   [tags: australia]
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Australia - Australia Australia is the only country that is also a continent. In area, Australia ranks as the sixth largest country and smallest continent. Australia is located between the South Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. The part of the Indian Ocean that is south of Australia is called the Southern Ocean in the country. Australia is about 7,000 miles southwest of North America and about 2,000 miles southeast of mainland Asia. Australia is often referred to as being "down under" because it lies entirely within the Southern Hemisphere....   [tags: Papers] 896 words
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Australia - Australia- Trade and Immigration Background As Joycelyn has mentioned Australia's having greater and greater interaction with its Asian neighbours, through the areas of trade and its active role in the regional trade organization - APEC. Despite its location, Australia can hardly be thought of being an Asian country. Not so long ago, Asian were looked down upon, with a mixture of fear because of the communist aggression, pity because of their poverty, and contempt, as they dumped cheap and poorly made products to do Australian workers out of job....   [tags: essays research papers] 1188 words
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Australia - Australia Australia is an island continent located southeast of Asia and forming, with the nearby island of Tasmania, the Commonwealth of Australia, a self-governing member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The continent is bounded on the north by the Timor Sea, the Arafura Sea, and the Torres Strait; on the east by the Coral Sea and the Tasman Sea; on the south by the Bass Strait and the Indian Ocean; and on the west by the Indian Ocean. The commonwealth extends for about about 2500 miles from east to west and for about 2300 miles from north to south....   [tags: Papers] 1289 words
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australia - *Geography* Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It lies in the Southern Hemisphere between 11° and 44° south latitude and 113° and 154° east longitude. The entire area of land is about the same size as the continental United States, or about one and a half times the size of Europe. The mainland of Australia has an area of 2,967,909 square miles. The country is divided into six states: Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia. The geological activity that created the country’s mountains, plains, and rivers ceased millions of years ago....   [tags: essays research papers] 1487 words
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Australia - Australia ¡§The Portuguese were the first to discover the East Coast of Australia¡¨ In Australian history books, it has been thought for hundreds of years that Captain Cook from England was the first to discover the east coast of Australia on 28th April 1770. However latest evidence shows that this historic event is inaccurate. A number of relics and remains have been found which indicate the Portuguese arrival at Australia in the early to mid 1500¡¦s, 200 years before Cook. These clues include the Mahogany Ship, a Portuguese caravel that was shipwrecked six miles west of Warrnambool; a stone house at Bittangabee Bay; the Dieppe map, a secret map drawn by the Portuguese; a cannon and five keys found in Geelong....   [tags: History] 1174 words
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Australia - The name of Australia comes from the Latin word Australis, which means southern. Since it lies entirely in the southern hemisphere, Australia is most commonly referred to as “down under”. Australia, being a country, is also a continent. In land area it’s the sixth largest for a country and the smallest continent.Australia is a very dry, thinly populated country. Very few coastal areas receive enough rainfall to support a large population. The largest group of Australian people live in two large cities, Sydney and Melbourne....   [tags: essays research papers] 1928 words
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Australia - The legacy of this government was that it instigated major changes in the social and cultural fabric of Australia but it also challenged the philosophy of what an Australian is and what Australia represented. The late 1960s and early 1970s were times of great change. Perspectives and acceptances about imperialism, women's liberation, racism, ideology, religion, war, morality, social responsibility and the natural environment were changing for a great many people throughout the world. Some issues were long term political debates that had been presented previously but not received enough support for legislative change....   [tags: essays research papers] 914 words
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Australia's Aboriginal Roots - Australia's Aboriginal Roots Any educated American student knows that Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492 and founded America. Only later do they learn that America already had an indigenous population that Columbus, by his own error, named Indians. Pre-existing populations were forced off of their lands and placed on reservations, effectively changing – and in many cases destroying – life and culture as they knew it. This kind of history is not exclusive only to America. Even fewer people know of the pending extinction of the indigenous culture in Australia – the Aborigines....   [tags: Australia History Essays]
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Ecumenical Developments In Australia - Account for TWO ecumenical development in Australian Christianity since World War II. Ecumenism, in the sense of Australian Christianity, is the religious initiative towards unity within the Christian church. It is the promotion of co-operation and improved understanding between distinct religious groups or denominations within Christianity and other religions. NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN AUSTRALIA (NCCA) The NCCA is an example of an ecumenical movement – it brings together a number of Australia's Christian churches in dialogue and practical support....   [tags: Religion Church Australia] 761 words
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The Dangers of Mining of Uranium in Australia - Uranium has become a big issue as alternative energy resources in the future due to the shortage of fossil fuel as primary energy resources in the world. Australia is one of countries that have the largest uranium deposits in the globe. So, Australia has a big opportunity to make a lot of money from uranium exports to other countries. On the other hand, The Australian Government is still debating about this issue because of negative impact on uranium mining and exploration. For these reasons, some people believe that uranium mining has more positive impacts on economic such as, benefits from uranium exports and increase a new job opportunity....   [tags: Mining, Uranium, Australia] 1000 words
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Marketing Strategy For Australia - I. Introduction Australia has had one of the most outstanding economies of the world in recent years - competitive, open and vibrant. The nation’s high economic performance stems from effective economic management and ongoing structural reform. Australia has a competitive and dynamic private sector and a skilled, flexible workforce. It also has a comprehensive economic policy framework in place. The economy is globally competitive and remains an attractive destination for investment. Australia has a sound, stable and modern institutional structure that provides certainty to businesses....   [tags: Australia Economic Marketing] 1208 words
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Class in Australia Today - Is class still relevant in Australia. To facilitate this question, the readings of Karl Marx, Fredrick Engels, Max Weber, Helen Marshall, R.W. Connell and T.H. Irving will be considered. Connell & Irving (1992) identify ‘class structure’ in Australia with the ‘ruling class’ owning property/business, and the ‘working class’ in the way of labourers whom ‘act together in resistance to the capitalists’. This is relevant today in Australia with the privileged having majority of the power and wealth. Moreover, exploitation of the ‘working class’ continue to maintain less power within the workplace & less wealth....   [tags: Social Class Australia Hierarchy] 1062 words
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Loanable Funds Market In Australia - 1. Introduction: The Reserve Bank of Australia is considering an increase in the target cash rate by 25 basis points in the near future. It is the intention of this report to analyse the positive and negative impacts of a rise in interest rates on the loanable fund market in Australia. In order to analyse the impacts of an increase in interest rates on the loanable fund market, the reasons behind the possible rate rise in the near future will be looked upon. Charts and diagrams have been used to illustrate the intention of this report and it is hoped that by looking at these vital elements the intended user will be able to understand the issue more thoroughly and follow the analysis behind it and get a clear understanding of the issue....   [tags: Economics Economy Australia] 1910 words
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Australia's History of Religious Holidays - A religion is generally regarded as a set of values and beliefs by which people live their lives both practically and morally; through acknowledgement of some form of higher being or divine power. At the time of European settlement, the Aboriginal people (Australia’s first inhabitants) followed their own religious beliefs in spirits behind the forces of nature. During the 1800’s, European settlers brought their traditional religious values and churches to Australian shores. These included the Church of England (now Anglican), Methodist, Catholic, Presbyterian, Congregations, Lutheran and Baptist churches....   [tags: holidays, Australia, history,] 2021 words
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FTA Between Australia And Thailand - The Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) was signed on 5 July 2004 and came into effect on January 1, 2005. This agreement implements to ensure greater access for Australian products, enhances prospects for services trade and investment, improves the regulatory environment and promotes increased business mobility. This report focuses on two sections which include immigration policy and transfer of funds and earning from Thailand back to Australian. Immigration policy under Free Trade Agreement The immigration policy under TAFTA provides the temporary entry of natural person who needs to perform engagement on business purpose....   [tags: Australia Thailand Free Trade Agreement Research] 1134 words
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Employer Militancy in Australia - Employer Militancy in Australia What is meant by employer militancy. How have employer actions towards trade unions changed since the end of the 1980’s. Why have Australian employers undertaken this change of approach. This essay will answer the three essay questions put forward. Firstly, it will briefly explain what is meant by employer militancy. It will outline the main features of the aggressive approach adopted by employers in their relations with trade unions since the 1980’s. Secondly, this essay will describe the changes in employer actions towards unions....   [tags: Unions Labor Work Workforce Employment Australia] 1801 words
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Placental Ruminants and Herbivorous Marsupials of Australia - Placental Ruminants and Herbivorous Marsupials of Australia The marsupial animal species that have evolved on the isolated continent of Australia are unique compared to the rest of the animal kingdom in many ways due to the harsh and distinctive environment found on the continent. The major area of marsupial biology that distinguishes them from all other eutherian mammals is their mode of reproduction. However, it can be said that there are many other areas in which unique differences can be seen between marsupials and eutherian mammals; one such area of adaptation is in the anatomy and physiology of digestion, which distinguishes them from many other similar animals worldwide....   [tags: Marsupials Australia Digestive Systems Essays]
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International Students Who Work Part Time while attending School in Australia - International students are significantly increasing in Australia. Obviously, the main purpose of them comes to Australia is to gain a better education atmosphere. Lately, the working issues are rising among international students, especially twenty hours working per week during the semester, some of them argue, is not appropriate. Therefore, a change should be made to these regulations. However, this essay will argue that, based on the main purpose of international students come to Australia, twenty hours working, weekly, is highly efficient time to work while they are studying....   [tags: Australia, international students, education,] 678 words
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Australia: Melbourne's Urban Consolidation - Urban consolidation refers to a diverse set of policies intended to make more efficient use of the existing urbanised areas instead of developing non-urbanised land, thus limiting urban sprawl. The recent publication of the Melbourne 2030 plan indicates that Melbourne is adopting an urban consolidated direction for further development. This has raised many debates over whether it is the right plan. There are two sides to this complex argument. People in favorite suggests that urban consolidation offers a range of solutions to pressing urban problems socially and environmentally, for example it reduces car use and provide better access to facilities, whilst the other point of view argues that urban consolidation has its limits in terms of consumer preference, land capacity and could actually bring negative social and environmental impact to the city....   [tags: Australia, Australian] 971 words
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Australia's Happiness - ... Even the United States’ population is about 312 million (“Demographics of the United States,” n.d.). This reveals that, for Australia’s size, the population is extremely low compared to other countries with great economical power. The small population is not necessarily a bad thing, as supported by Australia’s high happiness rating. The more the population is able to expand and to have its own room to grow, the better the people feel about the progress of their country. There has to be a relationship between the amount of space “allotted” to an individual compared to the happiness of the population....   [tags: International Government ]
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Australia is at War - ... The circumstance of why this source was created was by the upcoming WWII led by the leader of the Nazis’, Adolf Hitler, so this has an immense impact on what the source says and what the source doesn’t say. As this primary source originated from an Australian it excludes what the speaker would foresee as ‘irrelevant’ information from the perspective of how Hitler saw his actions and believed he was doing a great good to the world rather than evil. Menzies biased views cloud this source from being completely accurate....   [tags: Prime Minister Robert Gordon Menzies]
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Culture In Australia - CULTURE GOVERNMENT/ HISTORY There are different views in concern to the subject of Australia’s culture and the relations to the government and history. Many claim that Australia’s blend of global influences-the cross-fertilisation of cultures by the dominant political powers of Great Britain, the United States, and emerging neighbours in Asia. Others argue that separate and distinct Australian cultures have existed for a long time, as an example, Aborigines. Aboriginal cultures dating back thousands of years took many forms, with over 100 separate languages, and with widespread social networks making it necessary for Aboriginal people to be multilingual to communicate....   [tags: Australian History Government] 1389 words
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Development of Australia - Development of Australia World War II was a major factor in the development of Australia as a growing nation. The way our soldiers admirably served our country with pride and dignity, but the soldiers were only one part of the effort, which has numerous inputs from many different kinds of people. This includes the people left at home in Australia to keep the country guarded and running smoothly....   [tags: Papers] 519 words
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Australia And Asia - This essay analyses the Australian-China bilateral relationship since 1945 and in particular its political significance to Australia. Many global factors have influenced this relationship, including the advent of the Cold War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the collapse of the Soviet bloc European nations. In addition, internal political changes in Australia and China have both affected and been affected by the global changes. It will be analysed that Australia’s bilateral relationship with China has always had a sharp political edge but that approaching the new millenium economics and trade considerations are shaping Australias and for that matter Chinese politics....   [tags: essays research papers] 2448 words
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Entrepreneurship in Australia - ... It is evident that governmental policy can intervene in the economy, thereby controlling entrepreneurial activities. Parker (2006, 9) points out that governmental policy and institutional factors are more efficient in Australia, compared to Sweden, because not only are Australian’s incomes more flexible, but also Australia has a smaller government, lower tax and social security expense. For instance, high tax revenue may decrease entrepreneurial activities, because entrepreneurs gain lower profits....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Australia's Economy - Australia's Economy Australia became a commonwealth of the British Empire in 1901. It was able to take advantage of its natural resources to rapidly develop its agricultural and manufacturing industries and to make a major contribution to the British effort in World Wars I and II. Now, Australia has a prosperous Western-style capitalist economy, with a per capita GDP at the level of the four dominant West European economies. Rich in natural resources, Australia is a major exporter of agricultural products, minerals, metals, and fossil fuels....   [tags: Papers] 982 words
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Poverty in Australia - Poverty in Australia Before discussing the extent of poverty in Australia, it is first crucial to mention the difference between absolute poverty and relative poverty. Absolute Poverty is a situation where deprivation is extreme because people do not have access to the basic necessities such as food, clothing, and shelter. In contrast Relative Poverty is a situation in which the incidence of poverty is measured relative to things such as average weekly earnings or income per head. Therefore poverty, as talked about in Australia is the state where income is insufficient to meet the minimum needs of the household or individual....   [tags: essays papers]
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Rabbits in Australia - Rabbits in Australia Introduction Coevolution is a natural phenomenon that has affected all habitats throughout the world. In general, it encompasses the interactions among different species within a general population and the adaptations each species makes to survive in such a diverse environment. The mere presence of all species that are currently in existence is proof that those species have adapted over thousands and millions of years in such a way that allows them to survive and reproduce....   [tags: Rabbits Animals Australian Herbivores Essays]
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Aborigines in Australia - Aborigines in Australia Aborigines are believed to have lived in Australia for between 60,000 and 40,000 years, their early ancestors coming from South-East Asia. Precise population details for the period before European colonization are unavailable, but it is estimated that there were between 300,000 and 1,000,000 Aborigines in Australia when European settlers first arrived in 1788. The relationship between the aboriginals and the settlers were an issue that would haunt history for more then two centuries....   [tags: Papers] 878 words
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Aboriginals in Australia - Aboriginals in Australia HoW WERE THEY TREATED. Since the beginning, Australia was said to be a colony of settlement, not of conquest. The legal fiction of terra nullius- the land belonged to no one with no official negotiations, no treaties was how the land is said to be the basic injustice on which modern Australia was built. The High Court of Australia overthrew this ruling in 1992 when it said that Australia’s common law recognised indigenous people’s property rights. The Mabo judgement, as it was called, due to the large association famous aboriginal Eddie Mabo had in it, was a huge step in Aboriginal Rights....   [tags: Papers] 383 words
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Australia And War - Name: Frank Trimboli Teacher: Ms Meyers Date: 23/3/98 Should Australia involve itself in wars which do not directly affect its security. Australia has involved itself in four wars where it has suffered substantial life loss and casualty. Those wars included World War 1, World War 2, the Korean War and Vietnam. Did Australia have to involve itself in these wars. Did the lives of these young Australians have to be taken. There is a high degree of complexity in this question....   [tags: essays research papers] 974 words
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Visiting Australia - Visiting Australia When your young you most of the time you really don't notice how lucky you are. Most people get to travel the world and see many wonderful and different things all around the world. I am one of those lucky people. For 12 years now my Dad has lived on the other side of the world in the giant city of Sydney Australia. Although I had been to Australia before this visit I didn't really realise what a brilliant country it is until now. On the Friday 27th December 2002 my brother and I set of for the 22-hour journey from London Heathrow to Kingsford Smith International airport in the heart of Sydney airport....   [tags: Papers] 840 words
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Australia and the GST - Australia and the GST Good morning Ms Donaldson and grade twelve economic students. Hi, my name¡¦s Candyce Pearson, a lecturer from the university of Queensland, and I am here to discuss the New Tax System, or more specifically the GST. As my previous speaker ogie said, I will give a brief yet incisive overview of the GST system, what GST is and how it works. The New Tax System was introduced in Australia on 1 July 2000 to provide a fairer and more consistent tax system for all Australians, help make Australian businesses more competitive internationally, and ensure a secure and broad Revenue base for the States and Territories to supply services such as roads, hospitals and schools....   [tags: Papers] 707 words
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Trip To Australia - The thick burnt scent of roasted coffee tickled the tip of my nose, just seconds before the old faithful alarm blurted a distorted top-forty through its tiny top speaker. As I wiped away the grit from last night’s sleep, the stark white sunlight blinded me momentarily as I slung my arm along the top of the alarm, searching for an off button. While stretching my hands and feet to the four posts of my bed, my eyes opened after several watery blinks. Swinging my legs over the side of the bed, I crawled out of the comforter, edging awkwardly like a butterfly from a cocoon....   [tags: Personal Experience] 1225 words
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Mangroves in Australia - Mangroves in Australia The mangrove communities of Australia are some of the most highly adaptive plant communities in the world. These plants live in an environment that is often engulfed with seawater. This environment is considered an arid environment due to the lack of fresh water. The plants of the mangrove community must develop several adaptations to deal with the environment. The environment these plants often inhabit is referred to as an intertidal zone. The intertidal zone is the transition between the salty ocean to the fresh water of the interior of the continent or island....   [tags: Plants Botany Essays] 3398 words
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Retail in Australia - Retail in Australia E-commerce has emerged as a new force in retail providing consumers with more choice and convenience than ever before. People can now shop from retailers across the globe in the comfort of their own home. It would be thought that exciting possibilities such as this would be readily adopted and create competition for existing retail methods. This has not been the outcome in Australia however. Although e-commerce continues to climb in adoption rates bricks and mortar retail has not been affected to any great extent....   [tags: Economics E-Commerce Essays]
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Aborigines in Australia - Aborigines in Australia Foreword: The aborigines in Australia have been the subject of controversy and attention towards the end of the 20th century because of their maltreatment in the hands of their British colonizers and continued persecution in a land they rightfully own. Their rich culture, which dates back to the Ice and Stone Age, is near extinction because of the oppression they suffered through time. In spite of the odds, however, the remaining children of this near extinct but proud race are fighting valiantly to survive and preserve their proof of existence in a world dominated by educated and civilized people....   [tags: Papers] 2827 words
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Inequality in Australia - ... Kirkwood et al as the inflow of money to one sector of an economy from another. The distribution of income in the economy is in the form of wages, salaries, rent, interests and profit, all which are distributed by the factors of production (L. Kirkwood et al: 2006). Unlike income, wealth is the stock of goods and assets owned by individuals and the nation as a whole at a given period of time L. Kirkwood et al: 2006). As well as possessions individuals can also obtain wealth through education or obtaining a particular skill....   [tags: International Government ]
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Abortion in Australia - Abortion in Australia      Our world today is full of unsolved, devisive and controversial issues. Most of them relate to our morals, ethics and religion, thus creating a very strong ‘yes’ and ‘no’, or ‘good’ and ‘bad’ side. Like the Chinese Yin and Yang sign, abortion has a very prominent ‘black’ and ‘white’ side but also contains traces of each in the alternating colour. This shows that if you were to come to any kind of conclusion on abortion, there would still be a downside to it, and that is primarily why the world cannot agree on this sensitive and emotional issue....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]
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Euthanasia in Australia - When we hear the phrase voluntary euthanasia people generally think of one of two things: the active termination of life at the patient's or the Nazi extermination program of murder. Many people have beliefs about whether euthanasia is right or wrong, often without being able to define it clearly. Some people take an extreme view, while many fall somewhere between the two camps. The derivation means gentle and easy death coming from the Greek words, eu - thanatos. Euthanasia was formerly called "mercy killing," euthanasia means intentionally making someone die, rather than allowing that person to die naturally....   [tags: essays research papers] 2588 words
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Euthenasia In Australia - Euthanasia Sometimes, life can deteriorate to the point where a person loses their dignity and self-respect, and are unable to communicate; life like this is longer worth living, as the most enjoyable of things are no-longer enjoyable. Euthanasia could, in my opinion, be practiced when a person reaches this point, and then only passively. If the person in question is able to communicate rationally, then their opinion must be asked first. Assisted death, other than passively should most definitely remain illegal, and in the Northern Territory, it should be made illegal....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Cricket In Australia In The 1920s - Cricket is a game now played all over the world. Back in the 1920s there were two main teams, Australia and England. The Ashes are a series of cricket test matches between Australia and England. The first Ashes test ever played was on March 15th 1877 in Australia. Since then Ashes tests between Australia and England have flourished numbering a series approximately every three years. The overall Ashes results are in favor of Australia, while since 1989 the Ashes series have all been won by Australia....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Problems Facing Australia - Problems Facing Australia We, Australian citizens are very lucky to live in such a privileged country; privileged by the fact that we have a stable government, have some arable land, have decent infrastructures in our society and are a wealthy country. But this does not mean that there are not any problems in these areas and Australia should be wary about some of these issues, internally and externally. By being aware of problems in the present – we can maintain a future that is just as successful and hopefully as progressive as the previous years....   [tags: Papers] 605 words
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Australia's Immigration Policy - To explain the impacts of Australia's immigration policies over time on its population structures (e.g. ethnic composition, age and sex distribution, and occupational structure, etc.). In 50,000BC, Aboriginal population is about 250,000 to 300,000 in Australia, which possibly came from Asia and New Guinea. Captain James Cook discovered Australia in 1770 and the first British fleet arrived in Australia in 1788 with about 1,000 men, women and children and 500 heads of livestock and poultry aboard arrived in Sydney Harbor....   [tags: Current Events] 921 words
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Insect-Borne Disease and Australia - Insect-Borne Disease and Australia Insect borne diseases loom as a potential threat in many countries including Australia. Australia has been relatively free of insect-borne diseases compared to other southern land masses such as South America and Africa. Australia has several characteristics that influence the prevalence of insect-borne disease. Some these features include low altitudes, tropical forests, Southern Oscillation, and the fact that Australia is an island continent. Some of the most common insect-borne diseases of concern in Australia include Murray Valley encephalitis, Malaria, Dengue fever, Ross Valley virus and Yellow fever....   [tags: Diseases Health Medical Essays]
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Trade Between Australia And China - Many products we use today are made in China. Trade between Australia and China has heightened in the last couple of years. China has one of the world’s largest economies. It has an increasing role in shaping the world economy, accounting for a third of the increase in the world’s gross domestic product and imports for the period 2000 to 2003 (The Economist 2004). It is also home to a population of 1.3 billion inhabitants, consuming a variety of goods from food items to luxury commodities, toys, clothing, gifts, most car parts and many more things Australia benefits from....   [tags: International Trade Economics] 1876 words
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Australia and the World Tsunami Essay - Australia & The World Tsunami essay The 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami in the Asian region was a devastating event for the Region and the World alike and will go down in history as one of the worst widespread events the World has seen in recent years. In Australia it also had a great significance not only for the devastating Australian lives lost at such a significant time of year (Christmas) but also for the immediate and massive aid in which Australia provided proving its close ties with South East Asia and more specifically a closer relationship with Indonesia due to its significant share of that aid given to the region....   [tags: World History] 1191 words
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Should Australia Become a Republic? - ... International trade is extremely important for the Australian economy, therefore it is important to have someone to promote Australian businesses. Arguments against a Republic The main argument against becoming a republic is the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” argument. This means that Australia system of government is already working well, so why should it be changed. This is the mentality of many Australians. The monarchy and the Governor-General have not been aligned with any parties and therefore have been apolitical....   [tags: International Government ]
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Casinos Impacts Australia - ... The types of facilities in the casino industry includes: over 3350 conferences with 592 567 conference delegates, 13,499 gaming machines and tables, 3843 hotel room and other facilities that associate with casinos (The Australian Casino Industry 2008). The employment rate will increase when casinos requires additional infrastructure and public services to facilitate the various types of facilities (Rephann, Stair & Isserman 1997). Furthermore, casinos pay a total of $2.3 billion to Australian households in salaries and wages....   [tags: Business, Tourist Destination] 1873 words
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The Threatening of Australia's Marsupials - The Threatening of Australia's Marsupials About fifty percent of all mammal species worldwide to have become extinct in the last 200 years have been from Australia, giving Australia the worst record for mammal conservation of any country or continent. Of a total 245 mammalian species, 59 are listed as extinct, threatened, or vulnerable (Short 1994). Most of these extinctions and declines come from two taxonomic groups--the rodents and the marsupials. Because marsupials are so abundant and diverse in Australia, I decided to research the endangerment and conservation efforts regarding marsupial species....   [tags: Endangered Species Animals Nature Essays]
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Australia In The Vietnam War - The only time Australia has come under direct attack from another country, was when Japan bombed Darwin and sunk a number of ships in Sydney, during World War 2. The question then has to be asked, why Australia has been involved in so many conflicts. A number of recent conflicts in this century come to mind, they include, The Boer War, World War One, World War Two and The Vietnam War. By far the conflict that drew the most outrage from Australian citizens was the Vietnam War. Australia has been drawn into these conflicts through a number of treaties and alliances made with other countries....   [tags: essays research papers] 662 words
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Economic Divergence In Australia - Economic divergence in Australia – it is an issue that I feel all Australians should be aware of and deal with, because if the gap is not bridged, then Australia's economic prosperity and social fabric will be under serious threat. Evidence of this divide is seen with the differences in unemployment rates and household income between the urban and rural regions. Australia's economy has sent inner-city employment levels through the roof - thousands of millionaires created each year by exploding real estate prices in Sydney and Melbourne have helped to feed a huge retail boom....   [tags: essays research papers] 648 words
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Extending Business Hours in Australia - In South Australia, the business hour is shorter than other places in Australia, such as Sydney and Melbourne. Some people states that the business hour is long enough to them in South Australia and extending business hour would raise social problems, such as social security and state budget. However extending business hour benefits a lot for South Australia. It can create more economic profits and is good for the whole society. The main argument against the extending business hours that is increasing trading hours will lead to many problems, such as social security and state budget....   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive] 561 words
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Uranium Mining in Australia - To what extent should there be limitation on the mining of uranium in Australia . Uranium has become a big issue as an alternative energy resource in the future due to the shortage of fossil fuel as a primary energy resource in the world. Australia is one of country that has the largest uranium deposits in the globe. So, Australia has important opportunity to make a lot of money from uranium exports to other countries. However, the Australian Government is still debating this issue because of the negative impact of uranium mining and exploration....   [tags: Energy] 1015 words
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Against Capital Punishment in Australia - Argumentative Essay on Capital Punishment in Australia Capital punishment is barbaric and inhumane and should not be re-introduced into Australia. Although capital punishment has been abolished, the debate on this topic has never abated. When a particularly heinous crime is committed, this debate arouses strong passions on both sides. Many who advocate the abolition of capital punishment consider the death penalty to be cruel and inhuman, while those who favor of punishment by death see it as a form of just retribution for the gravest of crimes....   [tags: Persuasive Essays, Argumentative Essay]
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Early Catholic Schools In Australia - Catholic schools At least two Catholic schools were established in the early years of the nineteenth century but neither survived very long, and it was not until after the arrival of Therry and Connolly in 1820 that significant development took place. By 1833, there were about ten Catholic schools in the country. From this time until the end of the 1860s, Catholic schools received some government assistance under a variety of schemes, but campaigns for 'free, secular and compulsory' education had begun in the 1850s and it became increasingly clear that Catholic schools would not be able to rely on government aid for much longer....   [tags: australian Education, private schools] 803 words
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Australia’s Film Festivals - Language English Highlight Heading Australia’s film festivals Highlight Copy Explore your cinematic passions at Australia’s top film festivals. Article Heading Australia’s film festivals Explore your cinematic passions at Australia’s top film festivals. The diverse programs have something for everyone, whether you’re a documentary buff, Anime addict, budding filmmaker or just keen to see some acclaimed new releases. Be part of the buzz of the Melbourne International Film Festival or catch some much-anticipated world premieres at the Adelaide Film Festival....   [tags: Austraila] 1011 words
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Organized Crime in Australia - ... In contrast, the ACC’s brief discussion (amounting to just one page of a 101 paged report) and casual rejection of corruption in Australia as a major facilitator of organised crime seems at best, optimistically lazy, and, at worst, knowingly ignorant. This lack of serious discussion on the role of corruption is symptomatic of the failure of successive Australian governments, the commentariat, and to a lesser extent of academia, to entertain the notion that corruption is a real problem in Australia.4 This critique firstly assesses the ACC report against its own stated purpose and then against the two matters raised above....   [tags: Crime ]
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Maternity Leave in Australia - Maternity Leave in Australia Maternity leave allows women to take leave of absence from their job to give birth and care for their children. The International Labor Organisation sets minimum standards for maternity leave. These include a right to 12 weeks' paid maternity leave and prohibition against dismissal during maternity leave. Although a member of the ILO, Australia has never ratified its convention concerning maternity protection ---- we have no standard maternity leave provisions....   [tags: Papers] 520 words
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The Natural Disasters in Australia and Their Effects - The Natural Disasters in Australia and Their Effects Earthquakes are caused by the shifting of the Indian-Australian plate, which is being pushed north and is colliding with the Eurasian, Philippine and Pacific plates. The stress from this collision is released during earthquakes. Earthquakes can occur anywhere in Australia. Adelaide has the highest earthquake hazard of any capital city, with more earthquakes in the past 50 years than any other. Thunderstorms however are more common on the east coast of Australia....   [tags: Papers] 515 words
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Uranium Mining in Australia - Australia has been found the world largest quantities of uranium source to meet the international demand. This consequently contributes to ores export and boom Australian economic growth. Whereas, there are a number of factors restrict uranium mining that has less benefit to Australia. Thus, the uranium mining should be limited as much as possible. The fact is that Uranium mining is not yet a safe, economic, reputable industry for Australia and its people. Due to heavily burn of facial material such coal, global warming drawn increasing attention of the world today....   [tags: Uranium] 594 words
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Skin Cancer in Australia - Skin Cancer in Australia Skin cancer is a significant public health issue in Australia. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation emitted by the sun in the UVA and UVB wavelengths is the primary cause. Australia has been a world leader in efforts to protect the ozone layer, the main line of defense against ultraviolet radiation emitted by the sun. Ultraviolet radiation induces the formation of thymine dimers that cause mutation of skin cells if not repaired before DNA replication. Mutations of tumor suppressor genes can lead to uncontrolled cell growth....   [tags: Medical Health Dermatology Essays]
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Australia's Passion for Aviation - Australia's Passion for Aviation Following the conclusion of The Great War (WWI) was the boom era of the 1920s. This period saw Australian society develop more consumerist ideals and become more interested in thrill seeking it also saw Australia developed a passionate enthusiasm for aviation. The combination of technology and thrill seeking drew many Australian’s to the wonders of flying machines....   [tags: Papers] 1708 words
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The Structure and Pattern of Australia's Trade - Introduction The purpose of this report is to analyse the structure and pattern of Australia's trade. The report uses trade statistics from 1999-2000 to 2003-04 and theoretical perspectives to help explain the pattern of trade. The focus will begin with the balance of payments in relation to exports and imports, then move on to the determinants of the terms of trade, and finally, an analysis of why Australia's trade pattern is as it is. Note: All figures as shown in Australian dollars (AUD). Balance of Payments The Australian balance of payments is a systematic record of economic transactions between the residents of Australia and residents of other countries....   [tags: Economics] 2076 words
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The Role of the Media in Australia - The Role of the Media in Australia Osborne and Lewis state that [a] preeminent theme in Australian thinking about the use of communication is the extent to which it has been viewed as a form of control. There has been concern in recent times of the enormous power communication holds as an agent of societal control. This is due to a number of factors, such the media mogul dominated media, which promotes a very conservative view and does not allow for alternate opinions to be voiced. The wide-reaching capabilities of the media, particularly electronic media via the Internet allows for the influence to spread across the entire country to remote areas and therefore heightens a sense of societal control....   [tags: Papers] 2453 words
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Patent System in Australia - The Patents Act 1990 establishes the basis of the patent system in Australia. Like other patent systems around the world, the grant of a patent is reliant on an alleged invention satisfying, among others, the criteria of novelty and non-obviousness. It is a common perception that the threshold for patent grant is lower than those of Australia’s major trading partners. Indeed, according to the legal interpretation of the statues, the body in charge of the Australian patent system, IPAustralia, maintains a lower threshold of novelty and inventiveness compared to the United States Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) and the European Patent Office (EPO)[1]....   [tags: Australian Government] 2146 words
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Origins of the Catholic Church in Australia. - Origins of the Catholic Church in Australia. The first Catholics to come along to Australia, were amongst the first convicts to step foot on the shores of Port Jackson in Sydney. These Catholics were Irish in origin, and brought Catholicism to Australia, although Anglican Ministers were trying to stop the spread of Catholicism in Great Britain and her colonies. Most of the Irish who came here came here because of the British persecution of Irish Nationalists. The first obstacle to Catholicism spreading came with the Passing of the so called, White Australia Act, 1903 which prohibited those with of non-white colour from successfully settling in Australia....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Aboriginal Land Rights in Australia - ... In establishing an act, the stakeholder’s positions would need to be considered in order to ensure an equitable legislation for the majority of society. Stakeholders recognised by the law include: All registered native title bodies corporate in relation to land or waters in the area (Austlii: 1993). Pastoralists involved in relation to current land owners. Government bodies; influence the execution of laws and policies on members of society. Once a decision is passed, it can be used as precedent in future cases and therefore the decisions passed must have due consideration....   [tags: Social Studies]
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Discrimination Against Muslims in Australia - Discrimination Against Muslims in Australia Muslims, who follow the religion of Islam, are widely discriminated against both here in Australia and through out the world largely as a result of various historical, political and legal occurrences that have given way to accusations and misinformed assumptions that the Islamic religion is largely based on violence, fanaticism, extremism and terrorism. In Australia, Muslims make up one of the countries most culturally diverse groups and includes over 300 000 followers countrywide....   [tags: Papers] 1207 words
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The Indigenous Populations of Australia - The Indigenous Populations of Australia In recent years, there has been an apparent growth of the Indigenous population of Australia driven, in part, by an increasing willingness on the part of many Australians to acknowledge/assert their Aboriginality (ABS, 2003). As at 30 June 2001, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI) population of Australia was estimated to be 458,520, or 2.4 per cent of the total population....   [tags: Papers] 2019 words
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Reconciliation with the Indigenous People of Australia - Reconciliation with the Indigenous People of Australia Reconciliation is not only an issue for the indigenous people of Australia, but for every Australian. The a major step in achieving this is for an official apology to be made by the Australian Government to indigenous Australians - especially those of the Stolen Generation. But as with any controversial issue in our society there are many differing views on the matter, in support and not in support of such a move. This essay will briefly outline these arguments subjectively....   [tags: Papers] 616 words
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