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    ‘day of mourning’. However, over the last century the Australian federal government has generated policies which manage and restrained that of the Aboriginal people’s rights, citizenships and general protection. The Australian government policy that has had the most significant impact on indigenous Australians is the assimilation policy. The reasons behind this include the influences that the stolen generation has had on the indigenous Australians, their relegated rights and their entitlement to vote

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    The Influence of Education & Public Morality in Australia during 1788-1900 While Christianity played a crucial part in all aspects of Australian society throughout the pre-federation years 1788 to 1900, it had a significant impact on education and public morality. Th influence of Christianity in education was evident through the establishment of a separate education system and, in public morality the formation of the temperance movement as well as other actions. Education was greatly influenced

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    palpable voyeurism; Is spelling the end of decent, moral society - Slagging out reality TV from a high culture standpoint is as easy as taking candy from a blind, paralysed, limbless baby. Reality TV is a significant part of popular culture in the current settings of mainstream Australian society. Counting the number of reality television shows on two hands is now a physical impossibility. But what impact is this concept having on society now and into the future? The first wave of reality TV shows

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    some of the natural disasters that the so called, Lucky Country, Australia endures every year. And, with 5% of Australia’s population living overseas, we are beginning to question if Australia really is ‘the lucky country’. IT’S true, that Australians are luckier than people from most other countries in the world, but are we really living in THE lucky country? Is there even really a lucky country at all? Once a dumping ground for criminals and never-do-goods during World War II. Australia became

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    It has also been passed down through the generations via songs, stories, ceremonies and media. To the initial European mind, the Australian Indigenous people had no history, as there was little or no evidence in the form of written documents. Therefore, any historical claims were deemed invalid so as J D Woods writes, “Without a history they have no past”. The Australian Indigenous people had no means or need to document and record their history as they constantly relive their creation through songs

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    It's Raining in Mango

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    It's Raining in Mango Thea Astley’s It’s Raining in Mango (1987) is a story of Australian history told through five generations of the Laffey family. Astley introduces several issues to the reader that were and still are part of Australian society. Through the use of narrative techniques including characterisation, narrative point of view and naming, Astley is able to position the reader to challenge such societal ideologies, and instead support the thoughts and ideas expressed by the strong and

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    The Effect of the Vietnam War on the Australian Society The Vietnam War had great political impact and led to deep division within Australian society. The Australian people were forced to take the issues about the Cold War, Vietnam and the arms race seriously because of Australia’s military involvement in Vietnam from 1962 to 1972. As a result, our fear of communism and of Asia increased dramatically. Australia, occupying a large mass of land, yet having a small population had always

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    Literary works are the products of the society in which they are created and therefore display dominant societal values unless the text producer deliberately challenges these values. These works of literature communicate these dominant values and reinforce tropes in our society. One such trope, as communicated in Peter Goldsworthy’s Maestro is that of the larrikin – a hooligan, a trope which conjures up a mental image of disdain for authority, propriety and the conservative norms of bourgeois Australia

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    There are many different ways of living in our Multicultural Australian Society, but is there a right one? You could be either rich or poor, Catholic or Christian, skinny or fat, popular or unpopular, all of which are different ways of living. The poems which Komninos composes, the article written by Laura Demasi and the television show Big Brother, all explore the aspects of living in an Australian society and the affects they have on people. You may not realise that the media has a major impact

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    is well known by all Australians that it is the continuous research (funded by the government, universities and so forth) all across Australia, that provides the vital statistics and information toward the planning and development for the future, yet, Sheil (2003) mocks this need for ongoing exploration of society by playing on its key purpose: “[It has been] established that no further analysis of Australian society is called for…everything we need to know about Australian attitudes to violence

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