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    alliances during World War 2 (1939-1945) saw Australia begin to shift its dependence from Britain to the United States of America (USA), due to threatening attacks from Japan, consequently impacting Australia’s participation in the war and the shaping of the nation’s policies and identity. As the Axis forces continued to advance with Japan at the forefront, threat toward Australia grew and the country questioned their connection with their ‘Mother Country’. Australia had to look elsewhere for…

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    behaviours/practices and can be based on race, ethnicity, culture or religion” (Paradies et al., 2009, p. 7). And this definition of racism is mirrored in the history of Indigenous Australians in the more distant past as well as in contemporary Australia. To be specific, the colonial history shows a typical example of institutional racism, a discriminatory limitation against ethnic groups via laws, practices, and policies (Hampton & Toombs, 2013, p. 30). At the beginning of colonisation,…

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    song I am Australia, which encourages diversity acceptance by inviting people to affirm, along with the many, their national Australian identity (Lawrence, Brooker, and Goodnow, 2012, P. 74). The cultural diversity of Australia’s population is on the rise. In 2015, the Australian bureau of statistics (2016) confirmed Australia’s cultural stance by identifying that an estimated 28 per cent of Australia’s occupants were born overseas. Collectively these 6.4 million residents settled in Australia…

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    Stand Up Film Analysis

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    Australia, being the multicultural country that it is and has been for decades, some form of racial discrimination will always be inevitable. Through the use of characters and visual techniques, Australian Rules and ‘Stand Up’ from the TV series Redfern: Now are able to create a representation of the indigenous race and reflect on the racial attitudes toward them at the time. Australian Rules was released in 2002, and according to the events that occurred in the film, racism and racial divide…

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    to a healthy ecosystem, we can see that more animals do eat more food but they also spread the seeds of plants, create fertile soil and grow that plot of land in ways it couldn’t have without their help. Countries have very similar trends. When Australia lifted its laws regarding immigration they saw increased GDP growth (The Changing Face of Modern…

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    University of Melbourne – Porters Five Forces 1853 When the University of Melbourne (UoM) was established in 1853, there was only one other competitor in Australia, the University of Sydney . However due to the geographical distance between these two competitors, they appealed to different markets, Victorians and New South Welshmen. Hence rivalry within the industry was nonexistent. Therefore rivalry among existing competitors was a minimal force and did not affect tertiary education in 1853.…

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    behalf of, the rest of us.' Did the film have an affect on you personally? Ie.) Did it change your way of thinking at all about Australia and/or being an Australian? References: Articles: Attwood, Bain, "Learning about the truth": The Stolen Generations Narrative" in Attwood and MacGowan, eds., Telling Stories: Indigenous History and Memory in Australia and New Zealand (2001) Tony Hughes-d Aeth, "Which Rabbit Proof Fence? Empathy, Assimilation, Hollywood" Australian Humanities…

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    the world, however there is not much difference between 2013 and 2016 white papers. Essentially, there is very little change in Australian defence policy between the 2013 and 2016 defence white papers. This essay will compare the three key areas Australia has maintained in its defence policy over the 2013 and 2016 defence white papers while highlighting the major differences. Firstly, the idea of a rules-based global order in both white papers will be examined to demonstrate how it has gained…

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    The securitization of Asylum Seekers by Australia Orin Troyer Introduction By the conclusion of 2014, in accordance to reports of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) there are approximately 59.5 million displaced people globally as a result of conflict, violence, environmental degradation and human rights violations. Of these, approximately 19.5 million are classified as an asylum seeker or refugee collectively. A refugee is a person who is unable or unwilling to…

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    Advance Australia Fair. Many people have different meanings for this phrase. Some think it means that we must “advance our country to conquer others”; and that we must be the best. Some believe that to advance means to advance in technology, and that we should be the producers of projects inducing millions, but in fact, Advance Australia Fair does not mean any of these things. Along with our multicultural country, we should accept people of different cultures and religions into our communities.…

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