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    Australian Enlistment to World War I

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    easily manipulate the Australian’s public view on what life, as a soldier would be like. As the pain of loss began to strike the citizens of Australia, views on what war was like changed and reality began to hit. This meant enlistment around Australia was significantly reduced especially after Gallipoli where there were the most casualties, which hit Australia hard. As time grew on Factors Leading to Initial Rush At the beginning of the war, 20,00 men enlisted to fight in the war, which was 2.5%

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    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. Before 1830s, convicts were the main source of migrants, but by the mid-1830s, more free settlers than convicts in Australia. In 1845, there were 16,800 convicts, but a year

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    Traditional Shelter Essay

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    Shelter has always been a necessity for mankind. We, as humans, have a relationship with the land that we must respect to live happily amongst it. Spaning back as far as the pre-Colonial Australia, indigenous Australians understood this connection excellently. Their shelters seemed to ‘bend with the land’ as they understood crucial elements within the architecture to compensate for distinctive climate and cultural factors to fit their nomadic lifestyle. Their living style was very minimalistic yet

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    The Mabo Case Study

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    named after Eddie Mabo, a Torres Strait islander who regarded the Australian Law on land ownership wrong and challenged the Australian legal system. Eddie Mabo was born on the 29th of June 1936 on Murray Island. Murray Island is between mainland Australia and Papua New Guinea. In his early days of childhood, at the age of 16, Mabo was banished from Murray Island for breaking a customary law and moved to Queensland, where he worked various jobs such as a deck hand and cane cutter. At the age of 23

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    Aboriginal Land Rights within Australia

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    witnessing an increase in aboriginals gaining a voice in today’s society. Described by Pat Dodson (2006) as a seminal moment in Australia’s history, Rudd’s apology was expressed in the true spirit of reconciliation opening a new chapter in the history of Australia. Considerable debate has arisen within society as to whether aboriginals have a right to land that is of cultural significance and whether current land owners will be able to keep their land. An issue facing society is whether legislation in place

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    one time (to the Valley) and he said he hadn’t eaten for 6 days.” 1.2 Who are the homeless? The homeless in Australia has a broad category as to who they are as half of the amount of homeless are under the age of 24. In that population however, 10, 000 are children (salvationarmy.org.au 2015). The amount of homeless in Australia was said

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    and Asian have different values and means to Australia. The Australian Indigenous people have lived Australia for long time and they have developed their own culture. However, when the British people started to colonise Australia, the British culture was brought into Australia. They have struggled under the pressure of White Australian. Therefore, whatever their identity can be a part of Australian. On the other hand, most of Asian people came to Australia as immigrants to seek better life. Ommundsen

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    El Nino and La Nina

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    each different in countries and regions. Normal weather patterns are when low atmospheric pressure is over northern Australia and Indonesia, and when high atmospheric pressure is over the Pacific Ocean. Winds move east to west over the Pacific. The east flows of the trade winds carries the warm surface waters to the west, and bring rainstorms to Indonesia and northern Australia. To the coast of Ecuador and Peru, warm surface water is pulled west, and the cold water beneath pulls up to replace it

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    From the time the British first settled the continent to the present, the Aboriginal people of Australia and the English-speaking Australian government have had a rocky relationship. For many years, aboriginal Australians experienced much discrimination and racism. Like Native Americans in the United States, the Aborigines were displaced from their tribal lands and forced into designated settlements. This was all part of an attempt on the part of the government and the European settlers to eradicate

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    The Construction of Australian Identities

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    colonizers. The British invasion in Australia in 1788 has already symbolized a starting of non-white histories bei... ... middle of paper ... ...y, economically and culturally and Australian identities have developed on the basis on silencing the non-whites. Works Cited Cohen, J (2000), Sydney: The emergence of a world City, Oxford University Press, Oxford Jones, G.W. (2003) Legacies of White Australia; Race, Culture and Nation, University of Western Australia Press, Crawley Kamp, A., (2010)

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