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New Year in Australia

New Year in Australia


Many Australians annually celebrate New Year’s Eve with parties, music and other forms of entertainment on December 31. New Year’s Eve is the day before New Year’s Day in the Gregorian calendar, which is used by many Australians. New Year s Eve events in Australia include masquerade balls or parties.New Year s Eve events in Australia include masquerade balls or What Do People…


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Indigenous Australians facts

Indigenous Australians facts


The first attempt at genocide lasted for more than 100 years. Dr. Gideon Polya, a scientist, artist, writer and pro-peace advocate, wrote that roughly 123 years after the arrival of the British, the Black “Indigenous Aboriginal population dropped from about 1 million to 0.1 million in the first century after invasion in 1788.” By 1911, 90 percent of the population had been…


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Australian Sports history

Australian Sports history


Steve Waugh, Mark Taylor and fellow former Australia captain Michael Clarke all played their own role in the deification of the baggy green cap, whose rise to the status of national treasure has seen it become a valuable item in auction houses around the world. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Sir Donald Bradman, Richie Benaud and Ian Chappell didn’t hold on to a single…


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History of multiculturalism in Australia

History of multiculturalism in Australia


Singapore (Listeni/ˈsɪŋɡəpɔːr/), officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the worlds only island city-state. It lies one degree (137 km) north of the equator, at the southernmost tip of continental Asia and peninsular Malaysia, with Indonesias Riau…


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Country Profile of Australia

Country Profile of Australia


Australia s ecosystem is an unusual one because of its remote location. As a result, there are many animal species that occur here and nowhere else in the world, such as the platypus, kangaroo, echidna, and koala. Australia has 516 national parks to protect its unique plants and animals. One of Australia s most amazing sites rises like an enormous whale s back from a flat red-soil…


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History of Aboriginal in Australian

History of Aboriginal in Australian


Weemala/Eurama Faulconbridge, Blue Mountains. A History of the Estate: Sir Henry Parkes (known as the father of Australian federation), bought a large acreage property that stretched from Faulconbridge to Linden (then known as 17 Mile Hollow) in 1876 and built a wooden cottage that he named Stonehurst. On Oct 9, 1876 the Numantia railway platform was opened. In 1879 he built…


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Australia food Customs

Australia food Customs


Greetings Men usually shake hands (firmly) the first time they meet. Women may or may not shake hands. How do you do , Good morning and Good afternoon are formal greetings. Usually students and young people just say Hello or Hi . People often appreciate it if you add their name: eg Hi, Peta . Social invitations Whenever you receive an invitation formally (a written…


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Australia history Summary

Australia history Summary


History of the South East Drainage System - Summary 1. Introduction The South East Region of South Australia is a highly modified landscape. Broad-scale land clearance and an extensive cross-catchment drainage system have converted what was once a wetland dominated landscape into agricultural production on a vast scale. There is a long history of drainage in the South East…


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Traditional Aboriginal lifestyle

Traditional Aboriginal lifestyle


A finger across the throat and a glance seaward. That’s the signal. The two men grip their spears, hand-carved from stringybark trees, and walk barefoot over the red soil to the water’s edge. Then into the aluminum dinghy, engine revved, and across a warm shallow bay of the Arafura Sea, at the wild edge of Australia’s Northern Territory. Terrence Gaypalwani stands at the bow…


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Race and Ethnicity in Australia

Race and Ethnicity in Australia


By Ghali Hassan. Axis of Logic While most Australians rightly believe that Australia is a multicultural nation, in reality multiculturalism is encouraging divisions, discrimination and racism. Australia needs an inclusive multicultural policy to dismantle “white” dominance and unite Australians. Australian citizens in an Australian-flag hijab. Since the early 1970s, Australia…


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