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  • Cultural Experience

    Academic and cultural experience/shock. I was fortunate enough to have such a great opportunity of going to Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia on student exchange program. I reached Brisbane on 18th .Feb. The college organised an orientation on 22nd Feb. The orientation was very well planned and succeed its purpose of making newcomers feel like home. Many informative sessions were held about accommodation, financial aid and medical help. QUT has three campus- Gardens Point, Kelvin Grove and Caboolture. In QUT, the education sector is set up as per the students. There you have to choose a major but you have the liberty to choose the tutorial time among various options. Lectures aren’t compulsory, you can skip lectures…

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  • Two Australian Ballet Companies: Victorian State Ballet (VSB)

    director from 1960 until 1974, established the QB in 1960. Li Cunxin has been the Artistic Director since 2012 to our days, commencing with season 2013. On the other hand, Martin Sierra, the VSB’s Artistic Director -helped by Michelle Cassar de Sierra as Assistant Director-, founded the VSB in 2003. Lisner spent his whole life preparing himself to be an excellent dancer before opening his academy, called, at first, the Lisner Ballet Academy. Two years later, in 1962, he decided to change its…

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  • Increasing Urban Quality Of Life In Australia

    Events such as the Sydney Olympics has increased the population of Australian cities by 25%. The population of Australian cities have jumped in Sydney by (477,600), Melbourne (302,300), Gold Coast (149,500), Brisbane (408,900) and Perth (351,500). Judging by the previous success of global events held in Australian cities, one can conclude that the population and ranking of cities such as Sydney will flourish in years to come. (Population, Growth, Krockenberger, 2015) With the population of…

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  • Masculinity In The 1950's

    The 1950’s were a revolutionary period in Australian drama; it brought with it plenty of new playwrights with fresh and innovative ideas. A particular theme seem throughout all of these plays is the evolution of masculinity and it’s representation within Australian theatre. The 1950’s brought a change in content and style of Australian plays being written during that time compared to the previous decades, especially revolving around it’s male characters. After decades of severe suffering…

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  • Fly Away Peter Analysis

    The Traditional Australian National Discourse The traditional Australian national discourse has the feature of masculinity which has been explored and challenged in the texts, Fly Away Peter (1999), An Elegant Young Man (2014) and The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert (1994). These texts will be examined to discover the devices they use to present a counter-discourse and what commentary they have on the discourse. The feature of masculinity is a strong part of the Australian…

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  • Australian Response To The First World War Analysis

    The Australian response to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 has been widely regarded by historians, as deeply supportive and in favour of the commitment to enter the conflict. The newspapers and the actions of many men and women as war broke out, displayed that a patriotic front was present among Australians. Carl Bridge is of the opinion that Australia was highly motivated and unanimously supportive towards the war. Other historians, such as Eric Andrews, however, are not convinced…

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  • Brisbane City Council Case Study

    The Brisbane city council must give out free native plants and not Brisbane city council has a program that offers free native trees for you to grow freely (in selected areas) in your backyard. For this assignment I am proving the argument that the city council should only give native plants to the selected suburbs of Brisbane and not plants from other parts of Australia or the world. Using local native plants in your garden have a lot of benefits top offer, for example wildlife and better…

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  • Qantas Case Study Essay

    CACQ Qantas is the world’s second oldest airline, and this is due to the four hubs located in Sydney, 2 Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Qantas does use other hubs with Jet Transport Express, Jetstar, and their domestic Australian joint ventures. In 2014, Sydney was ranked number one with the worst congestion and service for passenger experience (AFR, 2014). The Australian Consumer Commission stated that the country needs to invest more money to resolve the ongoing issue with…

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  • Brisbane City Council Clean Air Pollution

    Discuss your findings. Brisbane City Council takes air quality very seriously and in 1996 introduced the Clean Air Strategy with the goal of having the cleanest air of any Australian city by 2026. Working towards this goal the city council, over the past 20 years, have made many necessary changes such as creating interconnecting bike ways across the city, replacing old buses with Enhanced Environmentally-friendly Vehicle buses as well as trialling alternative fuels such as biodiesel in council…

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  • Kangaroo Point Persuasive Essay

    Kangaroo Point Brisbane - the only place to be! Given my experience in this domain, it is not at all surprising for me that you choose Brisbane as your destination for holiday. It has plenty of amazing things to offer to its locals and visitors, which makes it one of the favourite tourist destinations in Australia. However, if you chose this for your destination, then I can recommend you to think about getting your accommodation at Kangaroo Point during your travel. In this article, I will…

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