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    this report the context focus is the written and spoken differences in the home, In an Early Childhood classroom, teenagers on social media as well as Speaking and Writing Aboriginal English in the home community and at school. Speaking and writing Standard Australian English at home Spoken Standard Australian English: The home environment is a place to relax, where the rules of social interactions and communications are not as stringent. For example a conversation between two parents

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    Migrants’ by Uyen Loewald, thoroughly explores the concept of identity throughout the poem. Uyen Loewald is an Australian migrant of Vietnamese background who has been subjected to racial oppression and degradation when first migrating to Australia. As a result, she created the poem, ‘Be Good, Little Migrants’ to express her emotions of frustration and anger at the plight of new Australian migrants. The poem conveys the notion that migrants of a non-British background, more specifically Vietnamese

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    Sydney Tech 's English cirriculum is very diverse with books ranging from Shakespeare or how to kill a mockingbird. But it has come to my attention that it is missing something. The board of studies and the Engilsh faculty need the add The Happiest Refugee by Anh Do. Anh Do was a refugee who came to Australia in 1980 from a war torn Vietnam. He suffered in his time grow up in Australia with racial bullying, parental divorce and wealth problems. But he pushed through all of that to deliver his autobiography

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    One of the main effects of British colonisation on Australia is the transformation of the Australian land. Because the English colonised Australia, people spread and livestock overtook the land that belonged to the Aboriginals. The British noticed that the Indigenous people of Australia did not have a very advanced society and they knew that they could claim this land for themselves. Therefore, in the first years of colonisation, the Europeans chose to drive the Aboriginals off their land and claim

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    professional and educated individuals that commonly study the subject of Australian identity. Not many folk have a clear understanding of the concepts that make up the Australian Identity or even what could be defined has having an Australian Identity. Through thorough investigation of reports, surveys and journals done by professionals a conclusive answer can be given to the question “What factors play a major role in the Australian Identity?”. Through profound investigation evidence has found that there

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    Prior to the European settlement of Australia (1788), indigenous Australians inhabited the continent and had recognised laws within their clans. However, as documented in the case of the Yirrkala community, due to the notorious laws being unwritten, the doctrine of terra nullius enabled the European power to claim the discovered land as part of its empire despite their being evident inhabitants. The British adapted the international law concept of terra nullius to govern the situation in “settled”

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    freedom of religion.[1][2] Demographic analysis indicates a high level of inter-ethnic marriage: according to the Australian Census, a majority of Indigenous Australians partnered with non-indigenous Australians, and a majority of third-generation Australians of non-English-speaking background had partnered with persons of different ethnic origin (the majority partnered with persons of Australian or Anglo-Celtic background, which constitutes the majority ethnic grouping in Australia).[3] In 2009, about

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    Indigenous Australian perspective on colonisation in Australia. Noonuccal comments on the adversity the Indigenous Australians face, and creates a voice that expresses the pain of dispossession through the effective use of imagery and her ability to manipulate tone and mood. She employs clear, succinct language and structure in order to effectively communicate her message. Noonuccal reflects upon physical land losses and furthermore cultural losses that the local Indigenous Australians face through

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    numerous children grew up without encountering the family life and without the learning and abilities to raise their own families. Children were away from their families 10 months per year and moreover all correspondence from the kids was composed in English, which many parents couldn 't read. So, generally they never had a real contact with their relatives. Even siblings and sisters in the same school could not see each other, because they were isolated by sexual orientation and other ways.

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    “No More” Canonical Australian Poetry? The canon of Australian Poetry, despite the so called migration of Australians to an international mindset, as postulated by John Kinsella a novelist, poet and editor, is even more relevant today in our contemporary society. Especially so is the importance of Aboriginal poetry, as it articulates the impact that the “men of a different hue”, who first appeared 228 years ago, has had on their and culture. Throughout Australia’s post settlement history a blind

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    As a domestic student whose only been here for a few months, not knowing anything about Australian history is hard, this mind map consists of my own understanding about the Colonisation of Australia at this point of the unit. It contains the following concepts: Reasons why Australia was colonised, Age of Exploration, Impact of colonisation to the Indigenous people and finally the process of how the culture of Indigenous people was lost. Why was Australia colonised in the first place? According

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    without question. Phillip had served in both the English navy and Portuguese navy and had leaded a warship for Portugal while fighting the Spanish he had also spied on the French for the British twice. The decisions made before, during and after the voyage determines Australia’s outcome today. Captain Arthur Phillip was no longer a Captain when he stepped ashore he was the first governor of Australia and a good one for both the natives and the English, even though the land already had people living

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    changed their lives, and the lives of future generations. Equality between Indigenous and Non-indigenous Australians has been achieved to a certain extent since European Settlement. However, there are various areas in which equal rights and opportunities are yet to be attained. Before European settlement it is believed that the whole continent was occupied by at least 750 000 Aboriginal Australians. They lived under a system of land ownership with

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    The White Australian Policy, which officially started in 1901, stopped people from a non-European background from entering Australian land, there were several laws that made up the White Australia policy, this was called the Immigration Restriction Act 1901. Was the White Australian Policy racial discrimination towards races that were from a non-European background? The purpose of the Immigration Restriction Act 1901 or commonly known as The White Australia Policy was that Australian colonies were

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    settlers came to Australia, English automatically became something all aboriginals had to learn, Davis however uses Nyoognah language “wetjala”, “cooh”, throughout the play, this pivots the play’s center of attention towards the love for their aboriginal roots. Jimmy Munday’s dance the “karra” was a traditional aboriginal dance passed down generations. The correct naming of tools such as “corroboree”, “wilgi”, “inji sticks” used within the stage directions, instead of using a English translation, strongly

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    two quite different Australian poems with varied cultural contexts manage to convey the notion of belonging and identity, albeit from very different perspectives. The poems that I will be discussing are My Country by Dorothea Mackellar and Please Resist Me by Luka

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    A large majority of Australians have been presented with a version of Australian history that has minimised and ignored important events regarding Aboriginal people that include many violent and painful deaths that until recently have been hidden quietly. History is extremely important in forming cultural identity which in turn leads to an increased sense of security and belonging. Therefore a need for shared history is required in Australia for recognising the history of both Aboriginal and non-aboriginal

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    The purpose of this report is to address ethnocentrism and Islamophobia in Australian society and how it can be reduced. This report will cover three key points. The history of ethnocentrism in Australia, how extreme versions of ethnocentrism such as Islamophobia is effecting Australian society, and how it can be resolved. This information has been drawn from peer reviewed academic journals and online newspaper articles. ISSUE History of Ethnocentrism Australia has a long ugly history of racism

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    our ancestors first arrived on the borders of Australia, in 1788. Rather than unite people as one whole though, the spirited outcome of this event isn’t what as anticipated by everyone and has divided the Australian society for good. And so it should be held at an alternative date, where Australian citizens feel worthy of their identity and not cheated by it. However, the celebration shouldn’t be adapted to like that of other commemorations like ANZAC day. Essentially, this day will always be a tragic

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    Bennelong Letter Summary

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    Geography Astronomy journal in 1801. The original copy of Bennelong’s letter is situated at the AIATSIS collection . Penny van Toorns (2006) book ‘Writing Never Arrives Naked’ and Keith Vincent Smith (2012) article on "Bennelong Letter". The Australian, have been invaluable in researching Bennelong’s letter. Woolarawarre Bennelong, born Wangal on the south shore of the Parramatta River in about 1764, He died at approximately at forty-nine years of age, on January 3, 1813, and was buried in the

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