Quality of life in Australia The truth is that Australia is one of the most sought after emigration destinations in the world. Australia offers an abundance of wonderful elements such as beautiful beaches, magnificent scenery, diverse wildlife as well as a wealth of opportunities. People from all over the world actively seek out Australia as their number one country of choice for relocation due to the quality of life in Australia. Australia offers a high quality of living that is unbeatable to many other counties. It may be reassuring for you to know that Australia is a member country of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OCED).
Australia has many stereotypes, most including our hard working but easy going nature and our beautiful and plentiful environment. In Australia we celebrate our workers and thank them for their hard work in multiple ways including a constantly reviewed fair work scheme and a Labour Day holiday which
Urban growth and decline is a geographical processes that are constantly shaping Australian cities and is a geographical issue in Australia. Australia is a highly urbanised country as 89.01% of the population lives in the urban areas. People live in these areas due to lifestyle factors e.g specialist services, housing and jobs.Urban growth is the result of increasing population due to factors such as convenience, services, educational opportunities. and jobs e;g Sydney Business park in Marsden Park offering growth potential in one of sydney’s largest employment precincts.The negative impacts of urban growth are traffic congestion, poor air quality, overcrowding,urban runoff, environmental hazards & the need of new infrastruction .While urban decline refers to the deterioration of a city as a result of unemployment rates, decreased economic performance, and health facilities.e.g Balmain used to have factories people moved and the area decayed, now it has urban renewal and gentrification.this issue has created many responses from individuals, groups and governments. Individuals have created great responses to the typical urban growth in a variety of ways.
With the news of Australia’s cheap land and amount workers needed brought more and more boatloads of courageous immigrants from Great Britain. With more and more new settlers arriving new cities began to pop up all over the map leading to establishment in present day cities like Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, and Adelaide. The
Family structures within our Australian society vary from family to family, each family is individual and made up of members of different ages, genders and personalities; each family will have one or more backgrounds living within the same household and religions also vary from household to household. Family structures in australia are continually changing statistically, more families are being formed via adoption, through same gender parents, blended families. According to the ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics), from the year 1986, to the year 2001, the sum of one-parent families in Australia has significantly increased by 53%. This increase partakes in many factors such as increasing divorce rates, births to young couples who separate
All these elements contribute to depicting Australia as one which positively supports people within their society and shows respect. Through the motherly characteristics of the host and positive recaps of the events that take place in the house we are also offered the idea that Australian society is one which is supportive, loving and happy. A common theme in all series of this television show is mateship. Having a ‘mates’ back is something in which Australian society is well known for and through the many series of this show we are constantly reminded that Austrians value people who are there for them, there mates. housemates who are shown to possess mateship are ultimately more liked by the audience and other housemates because they embody what Australian society prides itself on, which is ultimately mateship and having each others back through thick and
International prison population statistics have found that the female prison population is increasing at a faster rate than the male prison population. Research has confirmed that, in the majority of countries, the male imprisonment rate is predominantly larger than that of the female imprisonment rate, however this does not apply to indigenous women within Australia. Overwhelming research shows that the imprisonment rate for indigenous women within Australia has increased at a significantly faster rate compared to indigenous males, most clearly highlighted through the general trends in prison rates within the last decade. This essay will discuss how the presence of indigeneity plays a key role in explaining the disparity between male and female imprisonment rates, further explaining why indigenous women are incarcerated at significantly highly rates. Moreover, there are numerous sociological and criminological theories, which provide an explanation for the disparity of male and female imprisonment rates.
The area in which they settled was full of many people of different backgrounds. He was one of many of the immigrants that lived there. The challenge of going into a new territory without family or people of the same ethnicity can be intimidating and so many immigrants migrate into ethnic enclaves or place where there family is nearby. This can reinforce culture and make the transition into new land more comforting. The Hmong refugees settled into America in a manner where they are supportive of their own ethnicity and they built a community of Hmong in America to help other Hmong settle into America (Vang 2010:57).
Australia is fairly a young country as compared to its European Commonwealth counties though its Indigenous populates have been living in Australia for at least 40,000 years. Increase in migration in last 100 years has contributed in making Australian population very diverse. A national policy of multiculturalism since the 70’s has resulted in obvious diversity,
However, there are countless languages scattered across the world and a small mean of them are located in the small town of some states. Also, generation Z is seen to be the most optimistic generation, as we are slowly accepting people from all over the spectrum. Immigration shapes how others view America. Immigration shapes the very foundation United States citizen’s stand on. Immigration shapes the different ethnic and diverse individuals in this very nation.