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Multicultural events in Australia

Multicultural events in Australia


Date Event Index Notes 1-Jan-16 New Year s Day Festival The United Nations has designated 2016 as the International Year of Pulses. Pulses are economically accessible and contribute to food security at all levels, they have important health benefits, promote biodiversity, foster sustainable agriculture and contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Liberation Day…


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About Australian people

About Australian people


Australia is one of the most ethnically diverse societies in the world today. Almost one in four Australian residents were born outside of Australia and many more are first or second generation Australians, the children and grandchildren of recently arrived migrants and refugees. This wide variety of backgrounds, together with the culture of Indigenous Australians who have…


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Who are the Indigenous peoples of Australia?

Who are the Indigenous peoples of Australia?


Based on information from the 2011 Census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) estimates that there were 713, 600 Indigenous people living in Australia in 2014 . NSW had the largest number of Indigenous people, and the NT had the highest percentage of Indigenous people. Indigenous people made up 3% of the total Australian population. For more details on the Indigenous…


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Australian themed Christmas tree decorations

Australian themed Christmas tree decorations


It s never too early to think about Christmas! Especially if you re planning to deck the halls with unique Australian made decorations and accessories like us! This week we take a brief look at the origin and history behind some of the most popular decorations and share some inspiration to help create an Aussie themed Christmas this year The Tree: The evergreen fir tree was…


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Australia country Information

Australia country Information


Located south of the equator, Australia, the Island Continent, is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the west and Pacific Ocean in the east. It occupies cool temperate to tropical climates from 10° south to 43° south latitude and from 112° east to 153° east longitude, to the south of the countries of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, and west of . Global location map (right) by From…


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Australia populations

Australia populations


Workers near Flinders Street railway station, Melbourne. Australia’s population will be level with Shanghai’s on Tuesday. Photograph: Alamy The Australian population is expected to tick over to 24 million at 12.51am on Tuesday, with more than half of that growth driven by new migrants. The milestone will see Australia draw level with the population of Shanghai, which houses…


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Indigenous communities in Australians

Indigenous communities in Australians


Image copyright AIA Marieke Ceranna Image caption The closure of the Oombulgurri community in Western Australia has left it a ghost town Derby Aboriginal elder Lorna Hudson was a child when government authorities in the 1960s moved her people from tiny Sunday Island off the remote north-west coast of Western Australia to the mainland. For a time most of the Sunday Island saltwater…


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Aboriginal Nations Australia

Aboriginal Nations Australia


First Nation people of this land Belong to deserts and coastline sands For millenniums of Dreamtime places Respecting country with black faces The second nation to reach these shores On ships with flags to conquer all, A third nation to cross the waves Of migrants, refugees and slaves Australia’s first millennium A nation built by British men A nation with its mines and farms…


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Australian New Year celebrations

Australian New Year celebrations


Fireworks light up the sky over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Australia. Photograph by Mick Tsikas, EPA/Alamy From the National Geographic book Four Seasons of Travel New York City, New York New Year’s Eve in New York’s Times Square defines the evening for hundreds of millions around the globe who watch on television, wishing they were there. A million revelers…


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Australian Aboriginal lifestyle

Australian Aboriginal lifestyle


Yarrabah, Queensland, Australia. Yarrabah is an independent Aboriginal community situated approximately 53 kilometres (33 mi) by road from Cairns CBD on Cape Grafton. It is much closer by direct-line distance but is separated from Cairns by the Murray Prior Range and an inlet of the Coral Sea. At the 2006 census, Yarrabah had a population of 2,371. The Yarrabah area was originally…


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