Australian Dream

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  • Civil Rights In Australia

    in the changed approach against racial issues. The government had not permitted any of the Indigenous peoples to be uninfluenced by the legislation that was implemented country-wide. The extremity reflected white society’s perception of native Australians, particularly from the 1950’s and earlier, which in turn influenced the perception of how the indigenous were treated. The success of the campaigns, but especially the Freedom Ride, can be attributed to Charles Perkins: advocator and publicist…

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  • The Importance Of Indigenous Education In Australia

    Indigenous and non-Indigenous is important, as it enables Indigenous students the opportunity at a brighter future. Through statistics, Indigenous students are behind in attendance and National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). The Australian Government has produced documents that outline areas where Indigenous students are falling behind, ways in which the Government aims to increase Indigenous students’ academic achievement. The National Curriculum includes cross-curriculum…

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  • Colonialism In Australia

    of belonging is another characteristic of the protection period as the aboriginals were forced to abandon their traditions and adopt the new culture of the colonialists which the government described as the suitable way of ensuring that all the Australians believed in one culture. Taking the children away from their parents with an excuse of protecting them is another factor that characterize this era as a period marked with anxiety and fear both for the children and the parents. Girls were…

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  • Indigenous Incarceration

    Indigenous peoples are vastly over-represented in the Canadian criminal justice system. The legacies of racism and colonial injustice permeate Canadian institutions that perpetuate the disproportionate representation of Indigenous peoples in prison. In this paper, I will examine what Indigenous incarceration looks like in Canada and the negative impacts state control over Indigenous peoples is highly problematic, particularly due to systemic racism and overrepresentation in prisons and are…

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  • Integrative Multiculturalism

    ‘Others’ in Australian politics is underpinned by a history of systematic and institutional racism. This hostility towards non-Anglo ethnicities, in particular Muslims, Arabs and Asians – whether immigrants, emigrants, asylum seekers, or refugees –remains xenophobic, and finds its expression in State Islamophobia and sensationalised fears of minority out-groups (ENDNOTE). An examination of Australian public policies from 1901 to present date indicate the lacklustre efforts of the Australian…

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  • Rock Art Research Paper

    To fully understand the concept of rock art one must strip away all of the different and complex meanings placed on the word art by people of European descent. The European idea of art, art for art’s sake, or art whose only purpose is to please the eye, does not always apply to rock art. In many ways rock art is pleasing to the eye, and many tourists are attracted to it for that purpose. However, much rock art is used for a specific purpose or was made during a specific period of time and means…

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  • Indigenous Education Gap Analysis

    Findings Against arguments Throughout the years, numerous measures have been taken to close the gap and accomplish educational fairness of Indigenous Australians (Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs [MCEETYA], 2000). For Indigenous children, closing the education gap would mean, these children often having to assimilate to non-Indigenous mainstream schooling systems. This may result in Indigenous children losing their identity and culture (Korff, 2016)…

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  • Literacy In Australia

    disadvantaged within a typical Australian classroom. It is often migrants and refugees who are identified as having English as their second language and are therefore expected to fall into a lower English and literacy bracket after Assessment. From this, the NESB students are supported accordingly. With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI) being native Australians, it can be assumed that students of this cultural background speak and have been taught Australian English regularly and at…

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  • Equality In Australia

    some diversity feels they gain at court. Indigenous society face problems gaining equal treatment by the law. The problems that affect their equal treatment included; police bias, attitudes of judges and cultural differences. Almost 50% of white Australians believe Aboriginal is given an advantage by government. This is sometimes classified as decimation. Inequality is the imbalance of two things. In Australia there are those with the most and those with the least and is increasing to…

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  • Summary: From The Journal Of A First Fleet Surgeon

    the Europeans and Australians attitude towards the native landscape. This private letter, titled “From the Journal of a First Fleet Surgeon,” was written by an English naval surgeon George Bouchier Worgan, who accompanied the First Fleet to Australia. Written on the 12th June 1788, Worgan’s journal takes the form of a letter, addressed to his brother, Richard, covering the early months of European settlement in New South Wales describing his first impressions of the Australian landscape, their…

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