Australian Religion

Aboriginal clan names

Aboriginal clan names


This is not as easy to answer as you would think! There are many different language maps showing different boundaries and even different names. Aboriginal people had a different language depending on the area where they lived. In this way the country was divided into small parts of land by the different language groups, tribes or nations. Through these different language groups…


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Customs and values

Customs and values


Understand what is meant by culture . Know that there are different kinds of culture. Identify several different kinds of culture. As the opening case about Dunkin’ Brands illustrates, local preferences, habits, values, and culture impact all aspects of doing business in a country. But what exactly do we mean by culture? Culture is different from personality. For our purposes…


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Beliefs of Australian

Beliefs of Australian


The aim of this study was to examine Australians’ food-related environmental beliefs and behaviours. Questionnaires were posted to 500 randomly selected adults, with 223 questionnaires completed (58% response rate). Decreased use of packaging by food manufacturers was viewed as being the most important item to help the environment, while lower meat consumption was seen as least…


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Aboriginal Religions

Aboriginal Religions


An extract from the opening keynote address of the 6th International Congress on Women, Adelaide, April 1996. Marcia Langton © all rights reserved I seek to bring to your attention in my address concerns I have about the racist perception of Aboriginal women s religious beliefs in Australia, the continuing maltreatment of the exponents of Aboriginal women s business and the…


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Dresses in Australia

Dresses in Australia


Dressing for formal occasions should be a chance to shine, and THE ICONIC’s selection of formal dresses can ensure your style is on show. Whether you prefer eye catching block colours, bold, bright prints, or soft, delicate hues, our selection of dresses from Australian and international designers is sure to have the style to suit you. For a traditional formal dress, it’s hard…


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Australian Religions

Australian Religions


ABOUT THE CLASSIFICATION Religious affiliation provides a useful indicator of aspects of the cultural diversity of Australia s society. The first edition of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG) was published in 1996 and the second edition was published in 2005. The need for periodic reviews to reflect changes in the religious profile of Australia…


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Australian national costume

Australian national costume


Her Majesty’s Theatre in Ballarat’s Lydiard Street is one of the most intact, commercial nineteenth century theatres in Australia. Originally opened as the Ballarat Academy of Music in order to avoid the negative moral connotations associated with theatres at the time, Her Majesty’s was completed in 1875 to a design by architect George Browne. The Academy had a flat floored…


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Australian Main Religion

Australian Main Religion


The old adage, not to discuss sex, politics or religion at a dinner party can be sound advice for avoiding arguments. While nothing about politics is collected in the Census, and sex is limited to “male” and “female”, religion is the question which seems to generate the most arguments around the time of the Census collection and data release. Discussions of faith and non-faith…


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Cultural Diversity statistics

Cultural Diversity statistics


March celebrates Women’s History Month in the United States. March 8, 2016 is International Women’s Day. As we celebrate women’s lives and work, how are they doing in gaining access to the positions of power and decision-making? What criteria might we use to judge? Here’s some statistics to sharpen your thinking! United States businesses making little progress in advancing…


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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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