LEGAL STUDIES FINAL – JOSH TAYLOR A Bill of Rights is a piece of legislation that protects basic human rights, that almost all Western countries have - except Australia. It 's a basic necessity in many governments globally, listing out the entitlements and rights of a group of people. The Australian public has a right to have the protection of a Bill of Rights, because without it, what are we really entitled to? In this essay, many topics are to be explored - from the Bill of Rights itself, to the Australian Constitution, the impacts that a Bill of Rights could have on stakeholders from various backgrounds, and a comprehensive explanation on why Australia should have a Bill of Rights. A constitution is a set of rules in which a country is
A decade later that number had more than tripled, and blacks also began serving in Congress and state legislative bodies in record numbers” (Kauffmann). This is great, and now we are completely equal, therefore this amendment did help in equality a little. It lead to many great things ' afterword. When the African Americans voted, the white people treated them like they were normal, unlike what they used to do. Now they have more people in state legislatures and Congress, so they will have more ideas.
The permanent collaboration between Australia and the US is one of Australia’s most cherished relationships and will continue to be constant multiplier for the Australian Defence Force. The initial alliance was formed as a sub-part to the
Perhaps this reveals the true attitude Australia has towards asylum seekers. People who flee from countries which are oppressing them, escaping for their lives. Australia’s inhumane treatment of asylum seekers and the mandatory detention policy means that asylum seekers are locked in a detention centre until they are processed, which can take years. In recent events, Australia’s asylum seeker policies have been heavily criticised
It is a policy for managing the consequences of cultural diversity in the interests of the individual and society as a whole. The Commonwealth Government has identified three dimensions of multicultural policy: cultural identity: the right of all Australians, within carefully defined limits, to express and share their individual cultural heritage, including their language and religion; social justice: the right of all Australians to equality of treatment and opportunity, and the removal of barriers of race, ethnicity, culture, religion, language, gender or place of birth; and economic efficiency: the need to maintain, develop and utilize effectively the skills and talents of all Australians, regardless of background. Australia is generally seen as one of the 'classical countries of immigration '. Nation-building following British colonisation in 1788 meant the destruction of Aboriginal societies, and the construction of a new nation based on immigration. The earliest settlers were convicts, soldiers and colonial administrators, followed by free settlers, encouraged by the British state.
Adding to the collective stereotype; bogans and yobbos have played a developmental role in the Australians characteristic identity. Australia has developed an alcoholic culture that has been celebrated and generalized by many others. Beating Around the Bush Based on advertising and movies, Australia has been represented to be an outback country and has generalized its residents to be bushpeople. Throughout the 20th century, the image of ‘The Bushman’ gradually became the most popular portrayal of Australians. Society admired bushmen as they saw them as heroes that work hard and pioneered the land.
Essentially, this day will always be a tragic memory for the indigenous and be viewed as the invasion of their homeland. Also, while it’s significant to note the ‘foundation day’ of Australia, many people say that there were many other good memories made after that that are just as or if not more important. Finally, ANZAC Day is often thought of a replacement but shouldn’t
Australia has adapted cooperative federalism that highlights the intersection between the two reform dynamics – substantial policy reform and reforming the institutional structures of federalism – that has presented the greatest opportunity to improve the operation of the country’s federation. Effectively harnessing this potential will
However, a transition in time proved that the continuous growth of Australia as a nation was evident in the above arguments. Although change was not immediate, Australia steadily formed its national identity due to the contributions of many notable people such as war poets : Wilfred Owen , Siegfried Sassoon and the former prime minister of Australia, Andrew Fisher. Furthermore, change in the coat of arms, national holiday and symbolic intuitions such as the Commonwealth bank and the GPO reinforces the growth of Australia as a nation. Additionally, Asian immigration and cricket were both significant factors that shaped Australia’s identity. This is due to the fact that Asian immigration allowed Australia to understand that multiculturalism was a a key feature of differentiating itself from its British origins and cricket was a sport that enabled Australians to gain national pride as they could gain triumph from defeating the English in a test match.
If you want to holiday or visit family in Australia, unless you are a New Zealand citizen, you will need to obtain an Australian visa before you travel. The type of visa you will need broadly depends on what you intend to do in Australia, your nationality and the length of time you want to stay in Australia, but you will probably need either an Electronic Travel Authority (Visitor) or a Tourist visa or a Sponsored Family Visitor visa. Whichever the case, you should apply for the full period of time that you want to remain in Australia, because once there, it is possible that you will be unable to extend your visa. The Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) (Visitor) is just as it sounds - electronic and therefore you may not get a stamp or label in