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    .The division of power in Australia is the principle that sovereignty should be divided between the federal government and the state government, an example of this would be the case of the Commonwealth v Western Australia (1999) This case involved the implementation of the Mining Act 1978 (WA) to an area in Western Australia that under Defence Force regulations had been asserted as a defence practice area.The Commonwealth petitioned to the High Court for declarations that Mining Wardens do not have jurisdiction to consider applications for mining tenements over the land. The the Mining Act does not apply to the land within the defence practice area and so the Act does not bind the Commonwealth.The Court held that, the Mining Act does not, as a matter of construction, apply to freehold or leasehold land vested in the Commonwealth and therefore does not apply to land of this kind within the defence practice area. The separation of power…

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    Leisure Participation

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    provided. They also used several families in Western Australia with a child aged 5–18 years with Down syndrome (n=208) by surveying them in a population based study (Oates, Bebbington, Bourke, Girdler, & Leonard, 2011, p. 1880). The more people used in the study, the more reliable and valid the results outcome will be. If a research study only uses a couple of people to research, then the researchers doing the study are not going to know the real average of the population outcome because it is…

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    from the central desert region of the Northern Territory, Australia and the Anmatyerre language group both Clifford and Emily share simular life experiences, beliefs of the dreaming, geography and views of their country. Both artists produced their work in a matching time and place with simular preferred mediums and both had numerous collections exhibited both nationally and internationally. Yet their subject matter and their style of painting differed dramatically, Clifford painting the…

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    Workers’ Compensation in Western Australia: Disputed Mental Stress Claims Introduction The workers’ compensation and injury management scheme (“the scheme”) in Western Australia is administered by WorkCover WA in accordance with the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (“the Act”’). The main purpose of the scheme is to assist injured workers in their return to employment by providing financial compensation. The scheme provides an injured worker financial compensation by paying…

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    Ever since 1788, when Australia was colonized as a British nation, Indigenous Australians have been represented in a problematic and untruthful manner by many non-indigenous and westernized institutions. In the nation’s healthcare system, Indigenous Australians are presented as being more unhealthy in terms of developed diseases, life expectancy and weigh related illnesses (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2011). The national education system, and the media, paint the indigenous…

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    Equality In Australia

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    been treated this way. However there are problems that some diversity feels they gain at court. Indigenous society face problems gaining equal treatment by the law. The problems that affect their equal treatment included; police bias, attitudes of judges and cultural differences. Almost 50% of white Australians believe Aboriginal is given an advantage by government. This is sometimes classified as decimation. Inequality is the imbalance of two things. In Australia there are those with the most…

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    The population of Indigenous Australians living in Australia is predicted to be approximately 650,000 in 2016, comprising of approximately 2.7% of the total population of Australia (ABS, 2014). Nevertheless, Indigenous Australian youth are consistently over-represented in the CJS, as both offenders and victims (Carpenter and Ball, 2012, 91). A report published by Amnesty International, A Brighter Tomorrow, found that although Indigenous youth only represent 5% of Australia’s population of 10-17…

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    In this case of The State of Western Australia v Mulley, it involves a dead body, therefore the offence of homicide is considered. Under s277 it defines homicide to be “any person who unlawfully kills another is guilty of a crime which, according to the circumstances of the case, may be murder or manslaughter”. The offence of murder is established under this section of homicide, therefore this case can be tried under the offence of murder. For the offence of murder to be enacted, three elements…

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    1. Life expectancy at birth for Indigenous people is on average 17 years lower than that for the total Australian population. 2. In non-remote areas Aboriginal adults were twice as likely to be affected by and to report disability and/or chronic disease. 3. In 2006 21% of 15 year old Indigenous people versus 5% of 15 year old non–Indigenous people were not participating in school education. 4. The proportion of Aboriginal people in post secondary education, with a qualification of certificate…

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    Bundaberg History

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    veins when, in 1920, he set off on an epic flight from England to Australia. With icy winds wiping across his face, he flew his tiny and fragile bi-plane high about the land and the ocean until, nine hours after takeoff, he was forced to abort his journey in Italy. Although failing to reach his destination, he had covered 1,046 kilometres, and set a new aviation record. The following year, with merely a compass, a thermos flask, and some sandwiches, he took off on a less ambitious adventure…

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