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There are many ways in which to describe the people of Australia. One of the most common ways to think about people is by their race. The original Australians were, of course, the Aboriginal...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2012 5:30 am UTC

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The main challenge faced by Aboriginal peoples (referring in this case to the indigenous peoples of North America and Australia, as the question did not specify to which it was referring) in the...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2013 3:18 am UTC

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The "Narrabeen Man" is the name given to a skeleton unearthed near the intersection of Ocean Street and Octavia Street in Narrabeen, Australia in January 2005 by workers digging a ditch to work on...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2016 11:53 am UTC

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International relations are of utmost importance when it comes to international and intergovernmental cooperation between the nations of the world. It goes further than politics, and the focus is...

Latest answer posted July 1, 2020 12:18 pm UTC

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Prejudice is a very powerful tool to ensure control. Prejudice against Australia's first peoples has epitomised the Australian experience of white settlement since 1788 and has had lasting and...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2014 8:39 am UTC

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After European nations settled Australia between 1700-1800, the native population (Aboriginal Australians) began to decline. Although disease spread from the European settlers was a major factor,...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2012 12:35 am UTC

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Australia’s is rather unique history. Founded as a British penal colony in 1788, it remained a part of Great Britain until independence in 1901. The continent on which the modern nation-state of...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2013 12:26 am UTC

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The short answer as to whether the history of the so-called “Numbered Treaties” constitute a history of broken promises is “yes.” The combined imperatives of attaining political sovereignty over...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2013 3:27 pm UTC

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A former part of the British colonial empire that remains closely tied to English-speaking Western countries Britain, the United States and Canada, Australian foreign policy has long been...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2013 4:16 pm UTC

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When we reassess something—whether it be a policy, a choice, or an alliance—we’re examining it again. We're looking at areas we may have glossed over previously and discovering new opportunities...

Latest answer posted June 22, 2020 5:12 pm UTC

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Australian mining magnate Clive Palmer has lived a rather colorful life, including his origins in real estate, enormously successful mining operations, political aspirations, and a leading dinosaur...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2013 4:18 pm UTC

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Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War came about as a consequence of their military skills in jungle warfare. Although Australian military were initially sent to Vietnam as advisers, they soon...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2012 12:18 am UTC

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As is common in relations between former colonial powers and their former colonies, Australia and Papua New Guinea maintain a complicated relationship. The 1987 Joint Declaration of Principles...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2013 8:21 pm UTC

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Australia is an interesting country in terms of its Anglo-Celtic heritage sitting squarely in the midst of nations of Asian-Pacific ancestry, and for whom Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam, Hinduism,...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2013 1:56 am UTC

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No social worker or social services provider can be effective in minority or aboriginal communities without a strong background in the languages and cultures of those societies. The mere fact that...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2013 2:08 am UTC

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Geographic proximity is an important factor in the relationship between Australia and Indonesia. Their physical locations provide the basis for a relationship, especially in the economic realm....

Latest answer posted September 23, 2013 1:26 am UTC

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The key event that upset Australia’s relationship with Indonesia was the former’s support of East Timor’s referendum on independence from the latter’s brutal grip. Once a Portuguese colony, East...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2013 12:31 am UTC

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As with many industrialized countries, Australia maintains a series of trade agreements with major commercial partners that ensure access to foreign markets for its exports while ensuring its...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2013 11:30 pm UTC

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Like any rich world economy, Australia’s economy is diversified. It has agriculture and mining but it also manufactures things like machinery. Australia’s economy has done better than many other...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2012 6:17 pm UTC

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Today, Australia faces several political and economic issues. Let's look at few of the most pressing problems in the country known as "the land down under." Before coronavirus spread throughout the...

Latest answer posted May 29, 2020 7:27 pm UTC

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Though geographically located in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is very much a part of the economic north. A modern, industrialized country with a very high standard of living, Australia has...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2020 12:04 pm UTC

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According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, there are currently 58 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) based in Australia; 42 of these organizations are fully accredited, while 16...

Latest answer posted June 29, 2020 2:08 pm UTC

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As with all countries, Australia's government alone has the legal authority to pass laws and set polices guiding both international trade and immigration. Trade is handled primarily by the...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2013 1:27 am UTC

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