Advantages Of Multiculturalism In Australia

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Multiculturalism In Australia Justin Lye Zhi Hao School of Arts, University Sains Malaysia New Media Design and Technology Penang, Malaysia justin.lye92@gmail.com ABSTRACT – Multiculturalism is not a new word for Australian. Australian’s population has grown significantly for the past 200 years. This paper is going to discuss about the factors behind this trend and the reasons allowed this impressive mixture of cultural groups to exist together as well as those that have created conflict, tension and marginalization. Immigration has played a crucial role in this growth. In short, multiculturalism wouldn’t exist if it has a low number of immigration. Keywords: immigration, multiculturalism INTRODUCTION Australia has a non-discriminatory…show more content…
The meaning of disadvantage here is not a bad thing. It is because we should not blame others just because they are different from us. The only disadvantage is it brings us conflict when it touches religions and races. However, if the country manages to convince all to work together, then it will become a strong and open-minded country ever. We have to respect and learn from each other. Our weakness can be fixed by other’s capabilities. We are not born to be perfect, not born with a lot of skills. Therefore, we also have to depend on others. Last but not least, multiculturalism is the way to drive a country to beyond their…show more content…
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