Constitution of Australia

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    Before the British Empire ever discovered or even claimed Australia as one of their own it was inhabited with Aboriginals who are said to have arrived from south-east Asia by boat 50,000 years ago(“The History of Australia-Tourism Australia”,2016). Throughout Australia there were different tribes of Aborigines that spoke about different 700 languages, had different religious views, cultural beliefs(Mooney,2015). Australia was very behind in modernization, they did not have horses, large crops,…

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    effort to achieve equity, and cease the discrimination. While there are many countries around the globe that have been involved with such discrimination, two fascinating examples to compare and contrast are Australia and the Aboriginal Australians, and New…

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    Australia is a constitution monarchy which means Australia is its own constitution but we are still part of the English monarchy. Australia is also a representative democracy and this means that unlike a dictatorship we have a fair vote to see who will be the leader of the country. We do this through a system call preferential voting. In Australia you must complete a compulsory preferential vote. The Australian public is forced to vote for the federal election every three years. We vote every…

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    Substance abuse among Indigenous Australians has been in on a constant increase over the years and are 2.5 times more likely to smoke daily than non-Indigenous people, and 1.6 times more likely to use any other illicit drugs compared to non-Indigenous Australians (druginfo.adf.org.au 2014). To counteract these statistics there are many rehabilitation programs that directly and exclusively assist Aboriginal Australians in their restoration to quality of living. As said by Karen Sheldon (The…

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    The Torres Strait Islander; Aboriginal Australians who were considered to be the first people inhabitating in Australia before any other group of people dated around 40000 years ago [citation needed].Though Aboriginal Australians were the first people residing in Australia they had to face difficulties regarding their socio-cultural aspects, Cultural aspects, Health aspects and there has been a threat to their existence too. They were supposedly living on their own by showing their hunting…

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    What is the difference between Civil Rights and Land Rights in Australia between 1960 and 1980? 1. What argument does the source make? (if you are having trouble with this question, try breaking it down into two separate questions: What is the source about, and what does it say about its subject?) A. Source A, explores post the 1967 Referendum, in terms of addressing the misconceptions and generalisations that have been produced by scholars, the media and journalists, of whom have…

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    Australia is the smallest continent. Most people these days’ associate Kangaroos, and the pop artist, Iggy Azealia to the country. I myself was guilty of that until I had a conversation with someone from the Oceanic country and became enlightened. In order for the employees to enter or leave the Magic Kingdom, they have to get brought in by a company authorized bus, unless you are one of the very few that has been granted gate access. As I sat on the bus, to head back to my car after a long day…

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    Disadvantaged groups such as the native indigenous people of Australia, are one of the most targeted communities of injustice. Stratification can arise throughout preceding generations of families, thereby, enduring social inequality. The Australian courts and constitution are two key factors which influence the rights given to people. In this essay I will examine the lack rights that the Indigenous people have in Australia, through the constitution and cases. I will also seek to critically…

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    The National Museum of Australia (2014) report on the freedom rides stated that the activists received comments from the Australian public that they should “look to their own back yard if they wanted to draw attention to racial discrimination”. In 1964 a group of students from the…

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    called a federal referendum to be put in place. The Holt government had an amendment to be approved relating to the only two discriminatory laws included in the Australian constitution. This referendum altered the balance of the inequity intended for to the aboriginals which strictly was a vote on the alteration of the constitution. Although, this referendum did give the indigenous Australians or Torres Strait Islanders the right to vote. This was a major endorsement, seeing the highest YES vote…

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