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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]

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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]

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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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The Commonwealth Of Australia

- The Commonwealth of Australia, created in 1901 when six British colonies chose to federate, is one of the oldest continuous democracies in the world and is made up of nine parliaments. There are six state parliaments, two territorial parliaments, and one Federal parliament. The country initially faced trouble with the electoral tradition that it carried over from its British roots, it later went on to create a system that would form the basis for the electoral procedures of many modern-day democracies....   [tags: Elections, Democracy, Election, Australia]

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Is Australia 's Treatment Of Illegal

- ... Another commonly known myth is ‘Boat people are queue jumpers’, people who believe this feel as though they are taking the place of refugees patiently waiting overseas in refugee camps. The word ‘queue’ is not the correct term to use when talking about refugees. It is indicating that you are joining the end of a queue and you will in a certain amount of time reach the start, ths is incorrect because they are not priortised on how long they have been waiting it is according to their need. They may have to leave their country in a hurry to come to Asutralia because they may be in danger (Refugee Council of Australia, 2015)....   [tags: Refugee, Australia]

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The Pros and Cons of Migration to Australia

- The Australian Oxford mini dictionary (2006, p.318) states that, migration is the movement from one place; especially a country, to settle in another. As stated by Mulvany & Caroll (2003, p.28) during the past ten decades the Australian Government has tried various ways of enticing people to immigrate to Australia. Australia is one of the most multicultural countries in the world. According to Mulvany & Caroll, “The number of countries represented by people coming to Australia is a lot greater today than it was at Federation, in 1906”(2003, p.28)....   [tags: Migration to Australia]

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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 Political Situation Of Australia

- Political Issues The political situation of Australia is known to be relatively stable. Based on reports released by The Economist Intelligence Unit, the country is one of the world’s most politically stable countries which directly translates to the ease of doing business in the country, low political corruption, and a high amount of government support for business related functions. In terms of corruption levels relative to other countries, Australia is ranked the 11th lowest according the Corruption Perception Index as of 2014, which is fairly close to Canada at 10th place ....   [tags: Australia, Culture of Australia, Gender, Refugee]

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Australia: A Happy Place!

- Australia conjures up thoughts in one’s head of a country, and a continent, where kangaroos and koalas roam freely, and where people are generally laid-back. This assumption of happiness of the Australian people is even supported by the World Database of Happiness Rank Report 2014, which ranks Australia’s happiness at a 7.3 out of 10, an extremely high number. One can only wonder, then, what does make Australia one of the happiest countries on Earth. Many factors can go into deciding what exactly makes the citizens of a country the happiest....   [tags: Australia Essays]

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2013/2014 Queensland Australia Drought

- Introduction The following is a report on Australian drought situation. It will identity the definition of the drought, describe the causes of drought, represent impact of drought in Queensland and introduce management to help farmers cope with future drought occurrences. The definition of drought A drought means there is not enough precipitation. It is a period of unusually dry weather that keeps on long enough to cause environment or economic problems which result in a water shortage and destroy vegetation, animals and crops....   [tags: Australia, Precipitation,]

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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]

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Jewish History in Sydney, Australia

- Jews have been through many experiences in their history, some of which were tragic and others jubilant. Today, the Jewish people are facing the period of exile (Galut). Did you ever wonder how there are Jews almost everywhere in the world. Don’t you ever wonder how they arrived there or why they arrived. In this essay, you will explore the Jewish life of a particular place, in the modern era. This essay will focus on one particular place which is Australia. More specifically, this essay will focus on Sydney, Australia....   [tags: social issues, exile, australia]

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Important Items For Visiting Australia

- This memorandum is to inform you of some important items to know before visiting Australia. We will discuss Australia’s background, demographics, customs and courtesies, means of exchange, lifestyle and society. We hope that the information provided will aid you in your adventure through the land down under. Background To begin, you should know some facts and a brief history of the country. Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by total area. Prior to colonization by Great Britain, Australia had been inhabited by an indigenous people for over 50,000 years....   [tags: Australia, Indigenous Australians]

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Analysis of Water Sustainability in Australia

- Everything, which exists in the world, requires water. Nevertheless, a lot of different places face crucial problems, which arise as the result of the water shortage. There are approximately seven billion of people on our planet Earth. In fact, each of them requires a liter of water per day to live and thrive; however, many of them are currently facing immense shortitudes. Actually, Australia faces serious challenge in getting sustainability as such. It is considered to be the driest populated global mainland....   [tags: australia, water, groundwater]

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The Film Australia By Baz Luhrmann

- The film Australia by Baz Luhrmann displayed numerous misrepresentation of Indigenous Australians. King George or better known as the “magic man” according to Nullah demonstrates an inaccurate and stereotypical view of Aboriginal Australians as being mysterious and spiritually powerful. Australia depicts Aboriginal Australians as being in touch with nature which is a positive stereotype. Nature plays an important role in the Aboriginal culture since they live off of the land by hunting, gathering, and farming the land....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Australia]

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The English Invasion Of Australia

- ... In some areas the death toll was up to 80 % of the population of aborigines who die victims of the massacres, epidemics and alcohol. With the invasion it disappeared much of the nearly 600 tribes and more than 170 languages. According to the 2011 census, the 669,900 Aborigines living in Australia today represent about 3 % of the population. The British imposed their cultures and believes to the native Australians and those who refused to adapt to this new culture had to pay a high price. In 1779, Joseph Banks, who had travel with Cook suggested that Britain could solve their problems of super -population in prisons by transporting convicts to New South Wales....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Australia]

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The Immigration Act Of Australia

- ... However, mental health professions that recognised that risk had warned that children and their parents should be removed for their safety, yet the Australian Government refused to do so and this amounted to "...Cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment of those children in detention.” There is an increasing number of minors in detention that remain unaccompanied, this is of much concern as it’s the responsibility of the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship and Department to ensure that they are protected....   [tags: Australia, Refugee, Immigration detention]

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Should Australia Be A Better?

- Let’s face it, my presence on this stage is very unlikely. I was born in a small village in India in an extremely underfunded hospital and i went to a local school that was just as underfunded. My parents were not rich. They both lived under the poverty line of a dollar a day. My father lost two of his brothers as children because my grandfather could not afford hospitals, medicine and food, at time when this was considered basic rights. However this did not stop their dreams. Through education and hard work my father became a soldier in the Indian army and my mother became a nurse....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Australia]

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The Water Shortage in Australia

- The Water Shortage in Australia First of all it is necessary to define what the term “water shortage” means. For some people, it means having to constantly traverse long distances just to reach a source of fresh water and to collect it. For others, water shortage means to content themselves with water only for a part of day. And finally, there are some regions in which people suffer from droughts that lead to a great amount of deaths. Therefore, in modern world problem with deficiency in fresh water has become burning question, which needed immediate solution....   [tags: Australia Water Crisis]

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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,]

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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...   [tags: Australia, Australian]

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Religious and Belief Systems in Australia

- Religious and Belief Systems in Australia Q1. Outline the changing patterns of religious adherence in Australia from 1945 to the present. There has been a lot of change in religious adherence since the end of the Second World War. At the end of the war many Australians still had British ancestors and so most people were Christian. With immigrants arriving in Australia after the war we started to see new religions grow. Orthodox Christians came from places like Greece, for example. The Catholics have continued to grow in numbers while some other Christian faiths have decreased in size....   [tags: Religious Adherence, Australia, WWII, History]

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Australia, A Great Country For Jhal Trader Company

- ... With its large land size, Australia is considered a large country as it is the largest in the entire Southern Hemisphere, and the sixth largest country in the world (The World Factbook, para. 20). It has a population of 22,751,014 and is occupied by many different ethnic groups – English, Australian, Italian, Chinese, Indians, and many more. Although Australia is a melting pot of culture, 79.1% of its population speak and write in English (Executive Planet, para. 15). Many of them are bilingual as more than 200 languages spoken in the country (Executive Planet, para....   [tags: Australia, Economy of Australia, Pacific Ocean]

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How Legislation and Policies Influence Education in Australia

- Australia is very a multicultural and diverse country. Consequently schools are faced with many diverse students of different abilities and backgrounds. To ensure equity and fairness among students, policies and legislations have been put into place to ensure diversity is being catered for and that no student is being excluded from the education system. Some of these policies and legislation include: The Disability Discrimination Act 1992, The Salamanca Statement, Disability Standards 2005, Inclusive Education Statement, Disabilities Services Act QLD 2006 and the Melbourne Declaration....   [tags: Education in Australia]

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Comparing the Economic Power of India and Australia

- Studying economics of any county can be very enlightening. Macroeconomics, which studies the economy as a whole, (Boyes & Melvin, 2012) can give insight on any country’s economic performance. The use of economic indicators such as Growth Domestic Product (GDP), GDP Per capita, GDP spent on military, and the population growth rate can be effective when analyzing the overall well-being of countries such as Australia and India. The information from the economic indicators is also useful in contrasting specific areas of interest between countries....   [tags: India vs Australia]

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The Fall Of Singapore And Australia

- On the 15th of February in 1942 one of the biggest defeats of the British Empire was accomplished by the Japanese, Singapore was surrendered. The Fall of Singapore was relatively destructive to the relationship between Britain and Australia. Australia relied on Britain holding Singapore as it was the last defence against the Japanese and it was feared that Japan would go on and invade Australia if it fell, Australia openly showed that they could not rely on the British for defence by becoming a strong ally with America and asking them to help with the feared Japanese invasion....   [tags: World War II, British Empire, Australia, Singapore]

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Sexual Assault in Australia

- Sexual assault is the act of sexual intercourse without consent of the other person according to New South Wales Consolidation Act of 1900 (Austlii 2011) and is also described by the Australian Standard Offence Classification as ‘non-consensual’ acts or intents of sexual nature (ASOC 2008, p. 31) has become one of the most predominate crimes creating social harm in Australia. Social harm is defined as the negative influence through consequences impacting from the individual to the living conditions of the surrounding public (Cain & Howe 2008, p....   [tags: social harm, Australia, psychological approach]

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Australia 's Laws Against Terrorism

- Terrorism is defined as "an action or threat where the action causes certain defined forms of harm/interference and the action is done or the threat is made with the intention of advancing a political, religious or ideological. Terrorism can cause death, serious harm to property or people, serious health risks to the safety of the public, and interference with telecommunications. Australia 's laws against terrorism are in Part 5.3 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Criminal Code) and they focus on terrorist act offences, terrorist organisations, preventing the financing of terrorism, urging violence and advocating terrorism offences, and foreign incursions and recruitment offences....   [tags: Terrorism, Violence, Counter-terrorism, Australia]

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Elimination of Corruption in the WA (Western Australia) Police Force

- WA (Western Australia) Police Force began their chapter in history of Australian Policing in 1829 when few constables were appointed to patrol Perth and Fremantle. The first woman police officer was appointed in 1917 for some specialised services until they were fully incorporated in 1970s (WA Police, 2011). Today WA Police mans 2.5 million square kilometres which is the largest single jurisdiction (WA Police, 2011). Currently WA Police force is under a lot of scrutiny due to numerous corruption charges against the police officers....   [tags: Western Australia Police Force ]

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Impact Of The Health Of Refugee On Australia From Overseas

- ... (Chand, 2012). Limited access to interpreters can be challenging because interpreters may not be on site in most health care canters (Australian Human Rights Commission [AHRC], 2010). Most new refugees in Australia come from non-English speaking countries which impacts on their health when they come to Australia (Sheikh-Mohammed, Raina MacIntyre, J Wood, Leask, & Isaacs, 2006). On the other hand, these refugees may also feel frustrated when explaining their health issues to the interpreter at the clinic because the interpreter may not explain to the doctor the way they want (Sheikh-Mohammed et al....   [tags: Medicine, Health, Health care, Australia]

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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,]

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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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The Dichotomy and the Development of the Early Childhood Education and Care Services in Australia

- The development of Early Childhood education and Care services in Australia is not that easy as we think. Started form the late 19C and early 20C there are lots of change, challenge, belief and arguments. When looking back on the historical stages and compare to the current stage there are lots better funding, resources, policy and practice to have quality early educations. The early childhood services started in late 19C and early 20C. There are main two different Early Childhood services which are Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Care....   [tags: sociological analysis of insitutions in Australia]

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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 i...   [tags: Economics Economy Australia]

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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]

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Problems in Australian Society

- Australia: Still the Lucky Country. Fire, flood, drought & cyclones. These are just 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....   [tags: australia]

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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]

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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]

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Asylum : Australia 's Immigration Policy And The Problems Associated With The Current Policy

- ASYLUM SEEKRS IN AUSTRALIA Australia has come a long way since the first Department of immigration was established in 1945. After World War II ended in 1945 Refugees from Europe camps migrated to Australia, as a consequence a new policy on refugees was introduced. Arthur Calwell was the first was the first minister for immigration in Australia. Throughout Australia’s history the immigration policies has been influenced by different outcomes and political events. Australia, unlike other countries has an off shore policy, this is the current policy being implemented....   [tags: Refugee, Australia, Immigration, Vietnam War]

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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]

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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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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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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]

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Tourism Australi A Good Advertisement

- Tourism Australia The advertisement “Tourism Australia” is a good advertisement to encourage people to come to Australia and tour around. It shows a lot of iconic places and features of Australia. It also shows a good quick overview of Australia with a catchy little tune in the background. The characters in the advertisement are mostly normal looking people showing that people here are just like everyone else and friendly. There is one scene acknowledging Aboriginal people as the first people on the land....   [tags: Australia, Culture of Australia, Youth, Thing]

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Australia Must Diversify the Economy

- The economist describes the definition of a banana republic as “a country dominated by foreign investment and dependent on a single export commodity” (The Economist. 2014). This definition has some correlation to the Australian economy as over previous year’s Australia has experienced a commodity boom which has dominated and under pinned the nation’s economy. The development of the natural resources industry in Australia has grown the economy and has become the number export for the nation (Figure 1)....   [tags: The Australian Economy]

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Australi A Multicultural Society

- Australia has created a multicultural society today since the 1788, where people from different races, religions and cultures have come to an equal treatment. Although Australia today still faces less unequal treatment between some cultures and beliefs when compared to the 17th century and today. During 1788, people in Australia were finding it hard to create a stable multicultural society, where ‘settler society’ took places. The ‘settler society’ required the dispossession of indigenous people in order for society to follow the political economy, which required society to do a lot of labour jobs....   [tags: Australia, Immigration, White Australia policy]

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The Rise of Fuel in Australia

- 1.0 Article Summary The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) news article titled, “Petrol price soars, more pain at the pump ahead,” discusses the rise in the price of fuel and its effect on Australian motorists. This article also discusses how this rise in the price of fuel occurred, mainly focusing on its effect on consumers (Janda 2014). 2.0 Introduction The cost of fuel had risen by 6 cents to 158.1 cents in the week of January 5, which is quite a fast rise in price. It was reported by CommSec to be the fastest increase in fuel price records since 2004....   [tags: petrol, australian economy]

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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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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]

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Should Euthanasia be legalised in Australia?

- The term Euthanasia is derived from the Greek roots, taking the words ‘eu’, meaning good or well, and ‘thanatos’, meaning death, to create the term “good death ”. (Definition of Euthanasia . 2011) The term ‘Euthanasia’ is not defined specifically within Australian Legislation, however the generalised definition states that Euthanasia is intentionally taking another person’s life by the means of a direct action or depriving a person of the medical care needed to preserve life. (Euthanasia: What Does It Really Mean....   [tags: Ethical Issues, The Australian Law]

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Australia and the Vietnam War

- The Vietnam War, a counter-insurgency conflict waged between North Vietnamese Communist forces and their South Vietnamese ­opposition, was one that many of its participants are not like to forget. It spanned over a period of approximately 10 years (1962-1972); Australia's involvement lasted for the entirety of this, and was spent alongside their South Vietnamese and U.S. counterparts. The Vietnam War, was Australia longest ever fought in combat, at a cost of 520 Australian soldiers dead and over 20,000 wounded on foreign soil....   [tags: communism, australian soldiers, war]

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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]

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Possessory Interests In Australia

- Does the introduction of a system of registration of title remove the need for the law to recognise possessory or equitable interests in land. Why. Why not. I INTRODUCTION The need for the law to recognise possessory and equitable interests in land under a system of registration of title is a contested issue in Australia. The term ‘title’ means the extent of ownership over property as recognised by the legal system. For the purpose of this essay, a system of registration of title means the Torrens title system....   [tags: Australian Torrens System ]

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The Great Barrier Reef in Australia

- In eerie silence high above the earth’s surface a breath taken astronaut observes the mystery and ineffable wonder of the largest structure made by living organisms. While too far to see the diverse 1,500 fish species or 400 coral curiosities, the effulgence of this place is unmistakable. As the only living thing able to be seen without aid from the moon, the Great Barrier Reef’s splendor is not only limited to images from the ground; it seizes the interest of stars and men alike. Spanning south from Papua New Guinea to the eastern Queensland coast of Australia, its size is like no other, making a home for more species of animals and plants in a cubic meter than any other place in the worl...   [tags: rain forest, australian attractions, ayer's rock]

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Australian Humor and the Australian Identity

- Australian humour is very unique to Australia, and many other cultures find it quite unusual. It can be described as dry, anti-authoritarian, self-mocking, very ironic and as to stretch the boundaries of what is acceptable. Our humour is seen through our use of slang, print cartoons, radio sketches, comedy series’ on television, films, everyday life and in Australian literature. According to the Collins Dictionary and Thesaurus , humour means, “The quality of being funny; the ability to appreciate or express that which is humorous; situations, speech or writings that are humorous”....   [tags: Australia, Humor, ]

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Australian Federation

- Federation is the joining of states to become one nation. The Australian government first considered federation in 1890 when premier Henry Parkes convinced other premiers to discuss federation in the Australasian Federation Convention. Australia finally federated in 1901 after many failed attempts at doing so. Australia finally federated because This essay will discuss two advantages of Australia federating and two disadvantages of Australia doing so. The advantages that will be outlined and discussed in this essay will be that federation helped Australia’s economy & federation was essential for Australia so it would not be colonised by another country due to a stronger defence force....   [tags: australia]

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Australi The Biggest City Of Australia

- Melbourne is the second biggest city in Australia and has a standout amongst the most differing and multicultural populaces in the nation. 48% of Victorians populace were conceived abroad, and is home to occupants from 180 nations who talk more than 233 dialects. Australia in General is prestigious around the globe as a standout amongst the most multicultural nations, and has lead to populace development. Outsiders originate from large portions of diverse nations looking for a superior way of life or to get away from their present circumstances....   [tags: Restaurant, Menu, Seafood, Fish dishes]

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The International View Of The Australian Lifestyle

- Part A For this assignment, I will be looking into the international view of the Australian lifestyle. The way in which Australians are viewed as arrogant, sports loving, drunk countrymen. Who spend their days either barbecuing or at the beach in thongs, tank top, cork hat and stubbie shorts with a flannel long sleeved button up if it’s cold. People who enjoy a good joke but in general have a good sense of mateship and believe in fair go. Who are also deemed lazy, with poor English skills and lack of sophistication....   [tags: Australia, Culture of Australia, Sydney]

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Australi The Land Of Opportunity

- Australia is known as the land of opportunity, where all people are considered equal, and freedom is enjoyed. However, for the Indigenous people of Australia this has not always been the case. In the past, Indigenous and non-Indigenous people have not always shared the same rights. Land, cultural and basic human rights were taken away when the first settlers arrived as Aboriginals were seen as an inferior race (Lindqvist, 2007, p.4). The issue of Indigenous Australians gaining recognition for their rights has been going on for many years....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Australia]

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Indigenous Bilingual Education Programs in Australia

- Introduction Despite Australia’s ever-growing multiculturalism, it has been found that ‘monolingualism is extraordinarily common in Australia throughout the general population and all occupational levels (Bostock, 1973).’ With such an array of cultures present, one would assume that Australian education systems would have endless bilingual programs in place. However, this is not the case. Despite the successes of bilingual education on a global scale, little effort has been made to preserve any Australian languages, meaning that language death has become an everyday factor that Indigenous individuals have to deal with (Wurm, 1991)....   [tags: Australian Multiculturalism, Monolingualism]

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Aboriginal Land Rights within Australia

- Terra Nullius was once apparent in Australian society, but has now been nullified with the turn of the century. With the political changes in our society, and the apology to Indigenous Australians, society is now 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....   [tags: Rights of Indigenous Australian]

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Australi An Open Mind

- When requested to visit the State Library of Victoria to inspect the work of S.T Gill, I can say I was not entirely pleased. In spite of my judgments, I attended the exhibit with an open mind. I expected to see artwork embodying prosperous colonial life that illustrated the life of the ‘white man’ drinking away and appearing to be living a glamorous life. I expected limited depictions of Aboriginals and I can excitedly say I was proved wrong immediately. Upon entering the exhibit, I turned left to the nearest display of artwork and the first image I caught a glimpse of was that of an aboriginal stapled to the ground by a spear....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Colonialism, Australia]

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Australia´s Leading Telecommunication: Telstra

- Company 1: Telstra Telstra is known as Australia’s leading telecom and selective Information Services Company, who offer a full chain of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. In Australia we provide 15.8 million mobile services, 7.7 million fixed voice services and 2.8 million retail fixed broadband services. Their motto is that the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. That's why we help create a brilliant connected future for everyone, everyday....   [tags: markets, national australian bank]

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The Australian National Curriculum

- A National Curriculum has been of some importance within the Australian Governments for some time. Previous national planned curriculums have been developed and failed a number of times. The Australian Governments with the guidance of the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians have developed ‘The Australian Curriculum’; A planned national curriculum from Foundation to Year 12 covering a variety of learning areas or subjects catering for Diversity, Differences and the needs of the 21st Century....   [tags: Australian Education, Australia]

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Chinese Immigration to Australia During the Gold Rush

- Chinese Immigration to Australia During the Gold Rush Following the success of the American Gold rush, the Australian Gold rush attracted many migrants from all over the globe. The Chinese prospectors were perhaps the most controversial and the most interesting nationality to come to the goldfields Assistance given on arrival There was more or less no assistance of any kind given to the Chinese migrants, as immigration was rather a haphazard affair in the 19th century (especially to an isolated young country like Australia) and the level of racism encountered by Chinese prospectors on arrival made goldmining and making a living in Australia even harder....   [tags: australian history, ]

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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]

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Australia 's Current Economy : Australia

- ... This paper will try and balance the needs of today with the needs of future generations. Policy objectives and conflicts Their are seven primary goals of fiscal policy which include economic growth, full employment, price stability, collectively known as internal stability, productivity, external stability, environmental sustainability and distribution of income. The objectives of economic growth is enhanced by expansionary fiscal policy, where the government spends more money by making a deficit, though this can be directly in conflict with environmental sustainability, price stability and external stability....   [tags: Inflation, Economics, Public finance, Tax]

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Duty of Care Policy in the Australian Education System

- Introduction Duty of care is a legal concept originating from common law and is considered the driving force behind most school policies, guidelines and practices. Duty of care outlines the responsibility one must undertake to ensure that reasonable steps are in place to protect the safety or well-being of others. Within these parameters teachers must manage their classrooms and school activities, maintain order and discipline, and make every effort to understand their legal rights and those of their students, (Whitton et al, 2010)....   [tags: Australia, Australian schools]

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Report on the Art and Architecture of the Cathedral of St. Stephen in Australia

- 1.0 Introduction The purpose of this report is to outline the art and architecture of the Cathedral of St. Stephen and compare it to other churches around the world. It is also designed to analyse the aspects of St. Stephen’s architecture and its attempts to capture some of the unique experiences of people in Australia. Also analysed was how a Catholic community can impact the identity of its parishioner as well as the importance of belonging to a Catholic parish. The report finally concludes by looking at different universal understandings on the meaning what is a church....   [tags: Churches, Australian]

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Australia is at War

- ‘Australia is at War’ is a primary source from the year 1939 and is a speech by renowned Prime Minister Robert Gordon Menzies (1894 – 1978). This speech was delivered at the beginning of World War II declaring Australia’s participation and assistance to its “Mother Land”, Great Britain. World War II was developed and initiated by the infamous Adolf Hitler, a notorious German leader and the head of the Nazis. German’s invasion of Poland initiated Great Britain’s move towards force rather than their original approach of negotiations and peace, as stated in Prime Minister Menzies’ speech, “they [Great Britain] have kept the door of negotiations open; they have given no cause for provocation.” S...   [tags: Prime Minister Robert Gordon Menzies]

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Australia And Australian Electoral System

- ... (2011, May 2). Retrieved October 21, 2015. Online election results of the 2011 Canadian election shows the Conservative majority government won with 39% of the popular vote, trailed closely by the New Democrats Party, then by the Liberals, Bloc Québécois and finally the Green Party. We can use this information to answer a segment of the essay question “How would the election have been different if Canada had a presidential system of government and/or used a proportional representation electoral system?”....   [tags: Voting system, Elections, Plurality voting system]

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Australia and It's Culture

- Australia is the continent located between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean with the land area of 2,941,283 square miles. The population of Australia was estimated 1,015,576 people, as of 2012. The climate in the nation can be tropical, mild, or dry depending on the area. Canberra is the capital of Australia that is located the bottom of the continent, southeast of the biggest city in Australia, Sydney. Sydney is the largest city with a population of 4.429 million citizens. In Australia, the currency is the Australian dollar, which is the equivalent to 0.903978 of a United States dollar....   [tags: autrialian demographics, government]

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Australia Is A Democracy?

- Australia is a Democracy Never before have there been so many countries that claim they are democracies in the world or so many elections conducted at national, state and regional levels. Democracy is now prescribed as inseparable from good governance and an antidote to corruption. The separate colonies of Australia gained self-government during the 1800’s. Later Australia became a nation to vote itself into reality through general referendum. Australia’s democracy in today’s modern age still stacks up compared to the early days of a fledgling democracy....   [tags: Democracy, Elections, Voting, Election]

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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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The History of Australia

- ... The government, looking for workers and skilled people to establish the colony, gave land away cheaply, thus providing many people with ample opportunity to create a good life for themselves. Enticed by news of inexpensive land and the abundance of work, free settlers were lured into the country and boatloads of migrants swarmed into Australia, thus proving that Australia was no longer a destitute place but was a land of great potential. The British people were not met without resistance from the native Aboriginal people....   [tags: colony, the british, land of opportunities]

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The Aboriginals of Australia

- Over the past 230 years, Aboriginals have protested in many different ways to gain rights, which they believe they are deserving of. Through aims of what they wanted to achieve, the processes they went through brought them disappointment over the poor results of some actions and pleasure over the success of others. Over those years, very few periods of protest have been as revelational or effective as the protests occurring between 1938 and 1972. During this period many different groups of Aboriginals have fought for the common cause of being recognised as people rather than interferences caught in the midst of Australians expansion as a nation....   [tags: Equality, Protests, Mourning]

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The Workforce in Australia

- ... According to Nankervis et al. (2006, p.55) as a result, this can benefit company’s productivity and performance especially in hospitality industry. This leads to another implication of aging population that human resources have to consider is a confluence of different generations in working environment. Every generation has different ideas, values, expectations and attitudes. This can be a big issue in some industries such as hospitality, which is highly depended on teamwork, which is responsible for keeping high service quality (Davidson et al....   [tags: human resources, age allocations, workforce]

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Australian Educational Curriculum

- Intro In exploring the Australian Curriculum, it becomes apparent that this curriculum was developed to encompass a wide range of skills and abilities that will be needed to enable young Australians to become productive and successful members of society of the future. The influence of a range of different curriculum models and education theories has bought together a comprehensive overview of what the Australian education system will deliver and how this can be accomplished. Structure and Scope of the Australian Curriculum The Australian Curriculum defines the outcomes expected in specific Learning Areas, General Capabilities and Cross Curriculum Priorities (Australian Curriculum Assessment...   [tags: Australian Education, Australia]

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Maintaining The Rage: Values Education Embedded In Queensland Senior Legal Studies

- A multitude of significant legal and social issues face individuals and groups alike in Australian society on a day-to-day basis. In order to effectively manage these issues and move through the legal and moral mindfield that beckons, it is important for young people to be informed of their legal positions, rights, responsibilities and duties in relation to anything and everything around them (Eekelaark, 1992). As a result of completing a course in Legal Studies, young people in their senior phase of learning stand to develop an enhanced ability to recognise and discuss diverse legal situations and issues that arise throughout their time at school as well as in their lives beyond the classro...   [tags: Australia]

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The Effect of Dreamtime on Aborigine Daily Life

- Despite the vast number of different religions in the world today, a single one stands out. This religion is the cumulative beliefs of the Australian Aborigine people, often referred to as Dreamtime. Dreamtime was a fascinating subject for the first European settlers of Australia, and for many generations after them. Children’s story books are still written about the topic. These tales portray the Dreamtime beliefs in a relatively accurate, yet extremely simplified, way. The truth is that Dreamtime is a very unique religion that is set aside from almost every other religion on the Earth....   [tags: Australia]

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