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  • 19th Century The European Attitude On Aborigines
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    On the 1st of January 1901 Australia began its Federation in all colonies, which joined the many colonies together into one nation. It was one of the biggest and most important and historical event that has occurred in Australia. Life back then was different a lot different than it is today, the buildings, transport, politics, and attitudes towards the aborigines. The living and working conditions from 1900 to 1914 depended on which social class you belong to. There were three different classes,...
  • Incorrect Portrayal Of The Aboriginal Image
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    Aboriginals have a tough go in Australia since the settlement of white people. The way they are treated is not always fair, and the way they were treated in the past was a disgrace to the white Australian. This history has shaped the way we see the aboriginals today. There are 3 images I think of when I think of aboriginals. I think of the aboriginal out in the bush, with hardly anything on, painted in his traditional markings, tracking a kangaroo. I also think of the city aboriginal, the ones t...
  • Aboriginal People
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    Introduction The making of a nation is a slow and painful process. It needs a people who identify with each other and with the land they inhabit. Australia began that process on 26 January 1788. This essay will attempt to describe the Pre-European Customary law which existed in Australia in 1788. When the first fleet arrived in Botany Bay in 1788, It brought with it all the laws of England. English laws were seen as being every Englishman's birthright. The coming of English laws was to have disa...
  • Aboriginal Children From Their Families
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    What Wrongs Have White Administrators Done to Aboriginal people In The Past? Have all wrong Been Righted? Even though Hardy wrote his book in 1968, he gives a good definition of how the Aborigines were treated in that time. A very bias 'opinion' of the treatment of Aborigines:' To this day the Aborigine is treated as less than a man, his. His destiny and very identity is decided by his white superiors. He can live only on terms dictated by the people, who despise him. He is paid less, educated l...
  • Help Towards The Development Of Aboriginal Sport
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    Despite their small numbers, Aborigines have produced some of Australia's most famous sporting champions. Names such as Catherine Freeman, Evonne Goolagong-Cawley, Lionel Rose, Arthur Beetson and the Ella brothers have become legends. Whether it be in league, hockey, tennis or even squash there have been great contributions made by the either Aborigines or Torres Strait Islanders. And it's not only their successes that make their contributions to sport significant, but also how they were able to...
  • Aboriginal Land Right Act
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    Australian Aborigines Prior to the colonization of Australia by the British in the late 1600's, large group of natives called Aborigines lived there. They received the name Aborigine due to the translation of the word "the people who were here from the beginning" (Internet, Aboriginal history and culture). The Australian Aborigines occupied the entire Australian continent, which included the large island of Tasmania. By the time the British arrived, the Aborigines established a culture to includ...
  • Unique Australian Heritage
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    What It Means To Be an Australian Australia is a very unique place, along with our multiculturalism there is also a strong heritage surrounding us. At first thought of Australian heritage we think about such landmarks as Uluru, The Sydney harbour bridge and The Sydney opera house, The Great Barrier reef and other internationally recognised places. But our heritage goes much deeper than that; it is far more than outstanding icons. Along with these icons there are also unsung places like the old c...
  • Of The Aborigine Groups
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    Until this paper, I never even knew there was such a word as "Aborigine" let alone it being a race of people dating back to the prehistoric times. I thought that all Australians were of Anglo decent, but I was wrong about that assumption. The Aborigines were the first and only inhabitants of Australia, until the late 18th century when European settlers came. Because of the Europeans, the Aborigines lives would change drastically. In this paper, I am going to talk about the Aborigines, describing...
  • Exclusion Of The Aborigines From Tasmania
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    b London, 1767; d Hobart, Tasmania, 11 July 1851). English painter, printmaker and sculptor, active in Australia. In London he exhibited six portraits at the Royal Academy (1817-23) and three genre paintings at the British Institution and engraved two colour plates for George Morland, before moving to Hobart, Tasmania, in 1832. At the Hobart Mechanics' Institute in 1833 he delivered the first lecture in Australia on the subject of painting. In 1849 he contributed the paper 'The School of Athens ...
  • Big Difference Between Whites And Aboriginals
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    Aboriginals are Australians whose ancestors were the first people to live in Australia. The word comes from the Latein phrase ab origine, meaning from the beginning. When spelled with a small "a", the word aborigines refers to any people whose ancestors were the first to live in a country. You can write Aborigine also like Aboriginal, both has the same meaning. History Most scientists believe the ancestors of today's Aboriginals first arrived in Australia as early as 50,000 years ago. They came ...
  • Aborigine Inhabitancy Of Australia
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    Josh Green, 5 L A Country of Green, Gold and a Forgotten Black. "Dreaming place... you can't change it, no matter who you are. No matter you rich man, no matter you king. You can't change it". It struck me the other day, as I was walking into the dark abyss of yet another school lesson, that I was missing something. And it was, with a certain degree of sentimentality, that I thought of my childhood in, and my subsequent yearly visits to, Australia; the 'New World', a progeny of Captain Cook's pa...
  • Forceful Removal Of Aboriginal Children
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    Part 3: Short Answer Questions a) Why were the aboriginal children removed from their families? Aboriginal children were removed from their families for many reasons including the assimilation of the aboriginal race and the belief that they were inferior to the white race. To achieve assimilation thousands of aboriginal children were taken by force from their families under government policies. The assimilation policies grew out of a system of paternalism- a system that had roots in earlier Brit...
  • Supposed People
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    Australia has been a nation to pride itself on its beauty and landscape, the multicultural society and our outgoing nature. Yet a contradiction of its pride is evident in the way the nation addresses its history. Australia has long since been faced with the Aboriginal issue which has been dealt with in a manner no more than disgraceful. However, we as a nation under John Howard continue to disregard the need for change; to provide the necessary apology in order for this country to move forward a...
  • Aboriginal Parents
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    HoW Aboriginals In Australia ABORIGINES HoW WERE THEY TREATED? Since the beginning, Australia was said to be a colony of settlement, not of conquest. The legal fiction of terra nullius- the land belonged to no one with no official negotiations, no treaties was how the land is said to be the basic injustice on which modern Australia was built. The High Court of Australia overthrew this ruling in 1992 when it said that Australia's common law recognised indigenous people's property rights. The Mabo...
  • Australia's Second Major Region
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    The name Australia 2 Australia The name of Australia comes from the Latin word Australis, which means southern. Since it lies entirely in the southern hemisphere, Australia is most commonly referred to as "down under'. Australia, being a country, is also a continent. In land area it's the sixth largest for a country and the smallest continent. Australia is a very dry, thinly populated country. Very few coastal areas receive enough rainfall to support a large population. The largest group of Aust...

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