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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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Australia multicultural country

Australia multicultural country


A new report has found Australia is one of the most multicultural countries in the world, but the skills of many migrants are being wasted. The report commissioned by AMP shows that most of Australia s migrants come from the United Kingdom, New Zealand and China. It says Australia is the second most multicultural nation in the world, tied with Switzerland behind table-leader…


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Aboriginal heritage Sites

Aboriginal heritage Sites


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage is an important part of Australian heritage. Evidence of the occupation of Australia by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people dates back more than 60, years. As well as historically important, Indigenous heritage is of continuing significance, creating and maintaining continuous links with the people and the land. Places…


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Australian Population history

Australian Population history


As they often do, a few days before Christmas, the ABS released their June Quarter 2014 update of Australian Demographic Statistics. It shows that in the 2013-14 financial year, Australia’s population grew by 1.6% (365, people) to 23, 490, 700 people. But the interesting stuff is in the details as usual! Here is a chart of Australia’s population vs building approvals for the…


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Australian Sacred Sites

Australian Sacred Sites


Kata Tjuta (also known as The Olgas) are one of Australia’s most famous icons and a sacred site to local aboriginal people. It sits in the central Australian desert and attracts thousands of tourists each year


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History of sport in Australia

History of sport in Australia


From: Excellence : the Australian Institute of Sport. Canberra, Australian Sports Commission, 1998 (updated Jan 2002) The race for excellence has no finish line. In Australia, the race starts at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). While the catalyst for an institute of sport was Australia s performance at the Montreal Olympic Games in 1976 (one silver medal and four bronze…


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Australian Cultural History

Australian Cultural History


One of the reasons they have survived for so long is their ability to adapt to change. Culture : the total of ways of living built up by a group of human beings, which is passed on from one generation to the next. Heritage : that which comes or belongs to one by reason of birth. Maintaining one s culture, values and traditions is beyond price. Human beings cannot live without…


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Countries Near Australia

Countries Near Australia


Location, location, location! In search, we know that users search for different things in different states and that the average cost per click advertisers pay differs by state too. With more and more advertisers running campaigns internationally, many have discovered that these trends exist across the borders as well! Which countries have the most expensive cost per click?…


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Australian history and Culture

Australian history and Culture


Identification. The name Australia was formally adopted and popularized in 1817 by the British governor of the colony of New South Wales. The title was suggested in 1814 and derives from the Latin terra australis incognita ( the unknown south land ) which had been used by mapmakers for centuries before European colonization. Since its days as a British colony Australia has…


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Who are the Aboriginal people?

Who are the Aboriginal people?


According to the United Nations, there are approximately 400 million Indigenous people worldwide, making up more than 5, distinct tribes . Together we are one of the largest minority groups in the world, spanning over 90 countries. While Indigenous Peoples total only about 6% of the world’s population, we represent 90% of the cultural diversity . INDIGENOUS PEOPLES HOLD 20%…


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