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    How does one rationalize reducing majestic, centuries old, life-giving trees to piles of woodchips, sawdust, timber or waste? Examine where these products end up and you will realize that the plight of Western Australian (WA) old growth forests is more than just a local issue. The message from conservationists is loud and clear - "Stop logging and save our trees". This is the notion at the heart of what has become a bitter, bureaucratic argument in Australia, centered around the Government's recently

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    Othering Analysis

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    9/11 marked a major event in history for the West and the Islamic world. It bought the war on terror which has been going on for over 14 years and with over one million deaths. The media framed Islam in a bad light and created the idea that they were evil invaders who hate the west. After the attacks of September 11, 2001, former president Bush proclaimed that “they” were attacking “our” culture, our way of life. Who is “us” and who is “them?” (Sorrels 2013, p. 2). This lead to the increase of ‘othering’

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    Report on Auditing Issues of West Point Group of Industries Table of Contents 1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction 3. Discussion 4. Audit Issues in the audit of West Point by KPMG i. Failure to Obtain Audit Evidence ii. Failure to give appropriate audit opinions: iii. Inadequate Fund Raising iv. Failure to identify solvency of the Company v. Failure to follow directions of Corporate Authority vi. Expectation Gap 5. ASIC Action against KPMG & West Point 6. Conclusion 7. References

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    Tragically impacting the nation and illustrating the dark side of globalisation, September 11 affected Australia in more ways than one. This event opened up the country to become more vulnerable, adding increased tension between Arabs/Muslims and the west, increased racism and cultural marginalisation of the belonging of Arabs in Australia, as well as heightened border security and the global dominance of the western media. Four airplanes flew into the towers one and two of the World Trade Centre in

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    Australian-Asian History

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    Orientalism according to Said (2003, p. 5) refers to an assemblage of untrue assumptions relating to the attitudes of the West towards the East, more so concerning the colonization of the East by the West. This term speaks more about the difference between the East and West and how the West has tried to transform the East, since they viewed themselves as having a superior culture. This superiority led to the colonization era, which was an attempt by the superior western cultures to transform the

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    superiority, “the ever rolling march of commodification, the old form of globalisation, fully in keeping with the west, which is simply able to absorb everybody else within its drive” (Hall 1991), and spreading hegemony, with little or selected representation of local culture. I will be using studies of Australia/Asian relations to illustrate these ideas. In order to apply these ideas to Australian and Asian relations, we must first establish how we some have come to realise that “no one today is purely

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    Aussie (dog)

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    The Australian Shepherd started out as a working dog. Today for the most part it still is, but they have entered a different type of work besides herding. The versatility of the Aussie is remarkable. Today's Aussie is an active and intelligent companion who requires stimulation and activity. There are very few breeds of dogs capable of performing as many different jobs as the Australian Shepherd. The breed's easy trainability, intelligence, common sense and problem solving abilities, combined with

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    ‘white Australia’ constructed the ‘other’ (e.g., Indigenous Australians; people of Asian or Middle-Eastern appearance)? How has this construction helped define what it is to be an ‘Australian’? Provide examples (e.g., a case-study) and relevant sociological data to support your analysis. Orientalism refers to the study of mannerism, class, cultures or customs definite to or characteristic of the Orient that has been carried out by the west. The Orient is not merely adjacent to Europe it’s a place

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    Yin-Yang

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    contrasting principles and exists in two contrasting aspects. As I have lived equally amount of time in China and Australia, I fond myself questioning the means of ‘being’ which the Chinese 5,000 year heritage I brought with me constantly contradicting my Australian twenty-first century living. Regardless, I live mutually dependent on my Chinese tradition and modern western civilisations. I will not exist without either cultural element. The contrast between my background and my present condition clarifies

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    Project Brief Project Title Mapping Diabetes Related Services – Melbourne’s Mid and Outer West Aim To develop a comprehensive map by local government area of community health, metropolitan / regional health, and private service providers engaged in the delivery of diabetes related services. Background Melbourne’s mid and out west metropolitan regions incorporates the Cities of Maribyrnong, Brimbank, Wyndham, Hobsons Bay and the Shire of Melton. The region has a population of over 590

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