Australian Labor Party

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  • Labour Party In Australia

    Australian Labor Party is the oldest political organization in the political history of Australia, since it was formed in the 1890s and it had a representative in the first federal government that was elected in 1901. The major purpose of its formation was the early trade unions that existed by that period, and since then, it has maintained a close relationship with the trade unions in Australia. The party’s national platform provides the supporters and members with a clear outline of labor’s values, beliefs and government programs. Generally, the party’s platform has been progressive since its formation, this is in terms of political, economic and social progression, which has not been to the liking of the known conservative electorate. However,…

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  • Beatles 'Revolver's Song Taxman'

    their ‘Revolver’ album with the hit song of ‘Taxman’. Within the context of the song George Harrison articulated the excessive and unfair nature of taxation with “...If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street, If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat, If you get too cold, I’ll tax the heat, If you take a walk, I’ll tax your feet...” This song was written with the intention of protesting the excessive taxation by the United Kingdom’s Wilson government, which applied supertax (95% maximum rate) to high…

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  • Narrative Essay On Mathilde Dia

    It was a beautiful night. Starry, with a pitch black sky, firmly stretched across the village. I switched on the television as i entered. Except for the sound of the news presenter that blasted, the room was completely silent. “The first female Australian prime minister, Julia Gillard, has visited the Rwamiko school in Rwanda earlier today.” I glanced at the screen, riveted by the fiery, red headed middle aged woman that appeared alongside numerous children and a Regal sunbird that watched over…

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  • Conscription In Australia Essay

    During World War One, two referendums were held on the 28th of October 1916 and the 20th of December 1917 to the Australian public . The referendums allowed the people of Australia to establish whether the Australian government should introduce the proposal of conscription - the nationwide system of mandatory service to the national military. It was proposed but not introduced during the Great War; due to the severity of casualties on the Western Front as well as constant pressure from the…

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  • Realism Vs Multilateralism

    Introduction There is a strong connection between theory and policy: the former inspires policy and the latter provides examples to theory (Jervis, 2004). Building upon this correlation, this paper analyses whether Australian Labor and Coalition approaches to Foreign and Defence policy are biased towards two main theories of International Relations: Realism and Liberalism. To this extent, it will be argued that the Labor Party tends to adopt a Liberal lens in Foreign and Defence policy, while…

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  • Proportional Voting System

    multi-party system (Find source). Despite this, the Australian House of Represenatives and the Senate is still dominated by two parties- Australian Labor Party and the Coalition. However, proportional representation still benefits minor parties and independents more so than in the single-member seats of the lower house (Sharman…

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  • Australia's Two Party System

    Since the result of the 2010 Australian federal election, the issue of whether or not the health of Australia’s liberal democracy necessitating a two party system is debated academically. In this essay it is argued that a two party system is not essential thus the opposing proposition not confirmed by the result of the election. Relevant and contemporary arguments are presented in support of the premise that a hung parliament is of benefit to the health of Australia’s liberal democracy. First,…

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  • Difference Between Asylum Seekers And Refugees

    boat named the Palapa (Doherty, 2011). It was an event that ushered Australia into what is now more than a decade of constant failures to meet humanitarian conventions and international laws outlined by the United Nations and ratified by the Australian government. Federal politicians will often exhort to the use of exclusionary, and often divisive language whenever asylum seekers or refugees are discussed, particularly in the public realm. The…

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  • Cosmopolitanism In Australia Research Paper

    Australian election and vote system welcome various opinions and most Australian people are allowed to access to Australian politics by voting. In different level, Australian people are also allowed to express freely that right is called as freedom of speech and freedom of expression. Another Western idea, cosmopolitanism, also exist in Australian politics, because Australia offers aid to poorer countries beyond borders. Within Australian society, population, food, and environment have some…

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  • Division Of Labor And Capitalism By Smith, Marx, And Durkheim

    In this world division of labor and capitalism is essential for capitalist, most people would also think is important for the workers as well. Which it is for a period of time, but after a while the benefit fades away. There are more negative consequences of division labor and capitalism than you think. This essay will analyze all the negative consequences of the division and labor and capitalism arguments by Smith, Marx, and Durkheim. In Adam Smith’s book “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes…

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