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    Proof Fence (1996) is a non-fiction biographic text. With the use of emotive language and primary sources, Doris Pilkington explains about the Indigenous Australian’s identities pre colonisation, during colonisation, and post colonisation. Indigenous lifestyle before colonisation played a dominant role in influencing Australia’s history. In the non-fiction text Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence, Pilkington gives readers an insight into how much the land was respected and treasured by the Aboriginal…

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    What sort of impact did the film have? Political: The former national Liberal leader John Hewson stated: ‘John Howard and his ministry should, as a matter of compulsion, take the first opportunity to see and discuss the movie Rabbit Proof Fence. And, not just because of this move, they should immediately say "Sorry!" along with, and on 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…

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    In Philip Noyce’s acclaimed film, Rabbit-Proof Fence, a major theme that develops throughout the story is the struggle for survival that Molly, Daisy and Gracie had to endure. The girls face many trials in their fight for life, however their struggles are never more clearly portrayed than in three carefully constructed scenes. The girls struggle to survive the desert landscape is displayed clearly when Gracie leaves Molly and Daisy to go find her mother and the other girls are silhouetted…

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    Good morning/afternoon fellow Australian Journalists, Rabbit Proof Fence by Phillip Noyce is an adventurous, dramatic, and historical film, which, display the Stolen Generation and issues with Aboriginals. It tells the story of three aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families and travel to find their way home. Rabbit Proof Fence represents, through characterization and setting, the racial discrimination, poor treatment and disconnection from the country that the Stolen…

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    River Native Settlement and various other facilities to try and breed the “Indigenous” out of them. Many of these children never had the opportunity to meet their mothers or fathers. The film Rabbit Proof Fence is a depiction of the story written by Doris Pilkington. The director of the film, Phillip Noyce represents The Stolen Generation in a sympathetic way. On the 13th of February 2008, then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd gave a formal apology to all the aboriginal people and the stolen…

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    Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence is a book written by Doris Pilkington. That story is concerned with the journey of three young Aboriginal girls who escape from the Moore River Native Settlement and walk the 1600 kilometers home to Jigalong. The three young girls were taken from their homes in the 1930s and placed in settlements initiated by government policy which forcibly removed half caste children from their Aboriginal families. Soon after their arrival they escape and begin their long journey…

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    Good morning/afternoon fellow Australian Journalist, Rabbit Proof Fence by Phillip Noyce is an adventurous, dramatic, and historical film, which, display the stolen generation and issues with Aboriginals. It tells the story of three aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families and travel to find their way home. Rabbit Proof Fence represents the racial discrimination of the stolen generation through characterization and the connection to their country through setting.…

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    the Australia Day Film Festival. The two films opening this festival are Rabbit-Proof Fence and Bran Nue Dae. These two films show us the importance of land and cultural identity in Aboriginal. These films, Rachel Perkin’s 2009, Bran Nue Dae and Phillip Noyce’s 2002, Rabbit-Proof Fence have become classics regarding the struggles of Aborigines while trying to survive in white culture. Set in 1931, Rabbit-Proof Fence shows the journey of three young half-caste girls in the time when the…

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    predators. Chickens in particular are vulnerable animals because they cannot fly nor move fast, allowing for them to be an easy prey. The speaker uses the chickens as a metaphor to explain her writing, since she also believes that her writing is vulnerable and prey to things that could harm it. To ensure the security of her writing she also creates the enclosure with a “driven post” (3), a large post that is placed deep into the ground to help create a strong support for the fence. The speaker…

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    restrictions that come with it. While you will need to confirm this with your particular council, many councils in Australia place a restriction on the height of front fences on a corner lot as a way to make sure motorists have an unobstructed view when driving around the corner. Brisbane City Council, for example, limits the height of a corner lot fence to one metre. Picket fences suit these fencing restrictions as they provide a barrier to your property without obstructing motorist's views,…

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