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  • The Geography Of Australia

    Australia is in the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean. It is composed of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and the overseas territories. Australia is in the southern hemisphere. Australia is located off the southeast coast of Asia, next to Russia, Canada, China, the United States, and Brazil. Its land is as large as about four-fifths of China. The coastline of 3,700 km has the Pacific Ocean to the East and the Indian Ocean to the West. It is also the only exclusive city state in the world. The national capital of Australia is the city of Canberra, located 280Km south-west of the countries’ largest city and old capital, Sydney. About the Australian terrain basic characteristics, there are several points of it. There are…

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  • Causes Of Homelessness In Australia

    Every day in states across the Australia, homeless women, men and children walk the streets, often begging for money, carrying plastic bags or pushing shopping carts filled with what little personal possessions they own. It is hard to comprehend that in a country as affluent as Australia there is such a large amount of people in the community who do not have homes. But over the last couple of decade’s homelessness and poverty has become a serious issue in recent years due to the increase in…

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  • Failure Of Democracy In Australia

    Australia is a democracy; however this exists in name only. Democracy means that representatives elected by the people act on behalf of the people to promote and protect their human rights and wellbeing. When governments and individuals are able to self- impose regulations and laws on the people without due consideration or consultation, then democracy has failed. The Prime Minister, the federal and state governments are guilty on self-imposing laws onto the Australian people which negate their…

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  • Energy Industry In Australia

    Commonly referred to as Australia, the official name is Commonwealth of Australia. It is “the smallest continent in the world, and also the 6th largest country in the world” (MistaCMS). Australia is located in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. Most of Australia is a desert and contains little water; however, there are many beaches located on the coastline. In the south part it contains mountains, including Mount Kosciusko and the Australian Alps. The north part of Australia is made of…

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  • Indigenous Populations In Australia

    level of prevalence in the Indigenous Populations of Australia Video This video outlines the health issues that Indigenous Populations in Australia face and describes the fact that Indigenous groups on average die earlier than other Australians. It focuses on multiple reasons for this statistic not just the prevalence of CVD however is interesting to look at to introduce the realities of the health crisis facing Indigenous Australians. It also explains that one important social change which…

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  • Immigration In Australia Essay

    part in the development of the nation. As Australia was colonized and political parties took laws into effect, it has become more of a process to migrate to Australia if an individual is from another country. To control the flow of people wanting to immigrate to Australia, the Government has made laws and policies. The inpour of immigrants has dramatically increased as refugees in countries such as Syria have to seek safe residence. Due to this, the Government has implemented policies that…

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  • The Importance Of Cosmopolitanism In Australia

    Australian? They both examine binary relationships within the national identity. Through discussion of both critical texts, it will be determined whether these binary relationships, although prevalent in Australia can be supported by a rapid changing multicultural Australia. Through an examination of Linda Ng’s review Dead Europe and the coming of age in Australian literature: Globalisation, cosmopolitanism and perversity, the binary relationship between Europe and Australia will be looked at…

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  • Effects Of Racism In Australia

    The country of Australia was built on racism. This land was taken and those who first came here, such as Matthew Flinders and James Cook. They took the land away from the indigenous people of Australia and killed them off with no remorse. They looked at them as if they weren’t even human, as if they weren’t even worth keeping alive, and yet those same very people end up being revolutionary names in Australian History and even having universities named after them. Even after the complete…

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  • Cultural Diversity In Australia

    government migration policies. The changes in policies allowed waves of many different migrants from all around the world to re settle in Australia. The end of World War II marked a turning point in Australia’s views of migration as Australia thought necessary they make an impact in the new world order. Since then migration policies of cultural discrimination such as the ‘White Australia Policy’ and the ‘Ten Pound Pom’ have been abolished in the making of modern Australia. European…

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  • What Is Australia Essay

    it’s already tomorrow in Australia.” - Charles M. Schulz. Everybody knows about Australia, but do they really know everything? First, they should know the history behind Australia. Like who were the first settlers and how did they come upon Australia. It’s very important for everybody to know about it, because it’s such a big country and it’s the only country that’s a continent too. I know it’s not the “coolest” country out there, but people would change their mind once they learn more about it.…

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