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  • Modernism In Australia

    1. Modernism: Comparison Europe/Australia Europe was the frontier for Modernism in the art world, with the movement emerging mid nineteenth century from artists like 19th century painter Gustave Courbet . Modernism began during the Industrial Revolution, a period of rapid change in technology which profoundly affected social, economic and cultural life in Europe. Impressionism was most prominent around this time. Impressionism in Europe often depicted the beautiful architecture and used plain air, observing outdoor life and capturing the atmosphere of the time they were painting. Impressionism was introduced to Australia by many artists including Nora Simpsons, an artist arriving from Europe to Sydney. In 1913, she bought copies of French…

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  • Assimilation In Australia

    Assimilation in Australia had a significant impact on the Indigenous population for many generations, therefore, becoming a turning point in the history of Australia. And although the Australian Government presumed that through assimilation, Indigenous people would enjoy and encounter the same standards of living as the white European population, once they had adopted European customs, this was not the case for many Indigenous people who are known as the stolen generation. Regardless of…

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  • Refugees In Australia

    reflection of a wider problem in Australia that we need to wake up to: the crime of various types committed by refugees have been increasing at an alarming rate where about 20 cases of sexual assault occur every single day. Most refugees are not self-sufficient and have low levels of education, as such this forces the Australian government to spend tremendous amounts of money on medicare, tens of millions in funding on education and at the same time, our human resources are diminished. We are…

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  • Spanish In Australia

    Maintaining Spanish as a Heritage Language in Australia Stephanie Natolo, Griffith University, Australia Abstract: Heritage language maintenance in Australia faces great challenges. In Australia, English is the dominant official language de facto, whilst Spanish is a community language. Spanish is primarily learnt and used in the home with parents and other family members, however, English holds power via hegemonic means, and is used in a multiplicity of domains. This paper presents an…

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  • Secularism In Australia

    age religions were part of the rapid growing faiths in the 2001 census in Australia, increasing by 140 percent in the 5 years since 1996 (Woodhead, 2016). New age religion forms an overall spiritual movement with no single unifying doctrine. Regardless, they share similar beliefs and practices which are often attached to other more formalised religious beliefs. It is said that the actual number of Australian citizens who possess some kind of new age adherence is considerably higher than the…

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  • Australia Future Superpower

    Australia: A Future Superpower The smallest continent halfway across the world from its political allies is setting its place in the world. Through its strong economy and military position Australia is an ever growing superpower. Australia 's diverse environment provides a wide variety of resources that protect them from foreign dependence. The 6th largest country in the world has an economic growth of 3% annually. Australia is a primary member of the leading military alliance on the…

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  • Separation Of Power In Australia

    The county of Australia is a large island located in the Indian Ocean between Asia and the US. Slightly smaller than the US’s lower 48 states, Australia’s 2.97 million square miles of land are primarily split up into four major geographic regions; the Coastal Plains, the Eastern Highlands, the Central Lowlands and the Western Plateau (United). Most of Australia’s terrain is considered low, flat, and desert-like. However, there are mountain ranges and highlands that stretch across the country…

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  • Cultural Changes In Australia

    The present religious landscape of Australia has significantly changed since 1945. The factors of this change include immigration, denominational switching, rise of the new age religions, secularism and Christianity as a major religious tradition. Australia has a wide variety of religions in its country, each with unique traditions of their own. The major religious tradition in Australia is Christianity, with the 2011 census showing 61% Christianity in Australia, and other religions making up…

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  • Homelessness In Australia Essay

    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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  • Ethnic Diversity In Australia

    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 immigration Australia set out on an aspiring 'populate or perish ' plan to…

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