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    Colin Bryant Case Study

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    George Welsh and Colin Bryant Their time and influence in Far North Queensland As a member of the Australian Diplomatic Service in the UK and later Washington in the 1950 's, George Welsh mingled with other embassy staff, including the English diplomats, Burgess and McLean. Famously, Guy Burgess and Donald McLean disappeared in 1951, to reappear five years later in Moscow, igniting the spy scandal of the century. Henceforth, Commonwealth diplomatic services refused employment to homosexuals, and

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    Disney Resort Analysis

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    Tokyo Disney Resort Analysis I. General Background: Tokyo Disney Resort is one of the most popular theme park – resort combination of Japan located in Urayasu, Chiba – the east of Tokyo. This resort is based on the famous Disneyland by The Walt Disney Company, and is operated and owned by Oriental Land Company. Mentioning geographical advantages, it is easily accessed from Kanto Region by bus, train or private car: the resort is just outside the Tokyo metropolitan borders, it takes 15 minutes

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    The dignity of any nation rests upon the elements that it possesses, this speech entails one of those essential elements, the right to change the flag of Australia. In the 21st century, from a narrow scope, organizations and from a broader scope, countries have accepted globalisation and have understood the significance of keeping aside any cultural differences by collaborating together. A flag is a nation’s pride and it represents the nation in any circumstance. However, it is also a responsibility

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    Inequities are unfair differences in levels of the health status and opportunities between groups in a society. These inequities are influenced by determinants and factors that impact groups or individuals within that society. Individuals located in Rural and Remote areas and the Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islanders’ people all suffer inequities relative to sociocultural, socioecomic and environmental determinants. Roughly 34% of Australians live in rural and remote areas.This living situation

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    Welcome distinguished guests and fellow citizens. First of all I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land we are now gathered upon, the Bindal people, and pay my respect to their elders both past and present. My name is Jake Cakalic and I am here today to present the ideas behind Australia Day and what I believe it means to be an Australian. Today, at BBQs and thong throwing competitions; in the bush and on beaches, millions of people will celebrate being Australian. Some of you

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    Australian people Australia is one of the most ethnically diverse societies in the world today. Almost one in four Australian residents were born outside of Australia and many more are first or second generation Australians, the children and grandchildren of recently arrived migrants and refugees. This wide variety of backgrounds, together with the culture of Indigenous Australians who have lived on the Australian continent for more than 50,000 years, have helped create a uniquely Australian identity

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    The Public Health issue that will be discussed in this essay is Indigenous health. Throughout this essay, a closing the gap report by the COAG reform council will be analysed as it examines the policies and strategies that have been implemented to deal with this serious public health issue, that is Indigenous health. Other important parts of the public health issue, such as cost effectiveness (economic), efficiency and impact on social equity will all be discussed as well. This is the fourth report

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    Speeches made within the past are still relevant to today’s society as the issues they have faced are significant to the values of the present. The statement: "Any significant and valued speech is able to transcend its immediate context", is exemplified within Paul Keating 's Redfern Address (1992) and Noel Pearson 's An Australian History for Us All (1996). Within these speeches, the themes of taking responsibility for actions and the importance of reconciliation resonate as they have influenced

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    In my opinion promoting reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is an important role of teachers. Teachers need to provide awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples beliefs of origin, accurately teach Indigenous history and respect Indigenous culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people believe that life began with their ancestors. Stories known has dreaming or creation time are about the ancestors of Indigenous Australians giving life and form to the

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    Whiteness In Education

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    How does the discourse of whiteness impact upon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ educational outcomes? Due to the white hegemony in modern society even as it continues to change, one thing that remains constant is the representation of ‘normal’ is being white. It is this hidden discourse of whiteness in society which remains invisible, yet, represents unearned power through sustained dominance and unware beneficiary of privilege. The universalisation and normalisation of whiteness as

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    This report extracts relevant knowledge from 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

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    Racism in Australia traces both historical and contemporary racist community attitudes and incidents in Australia. Contemporary Australia is the product of multiple waves of immigration, predominantly from Great Britain and Ireland. Laws forbid racial and other forms of discrimination and protect 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

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    In our group’s artefact creation, we choose the topic of indigenous education and after our group discussion we decided to focus on the question: can media representation of indigenous education be challenged? The reason why our group choose this particular topic is because we all think indigenous education is a big issue in Australian education and we want to challenge the negative media representation. We have four group members: Vince Wang, Zachary Johns, Cliantha Tanea and I (Linting Chen). As

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    11612349 Matthew A. Bishay S-IKC100_201660_D_D (Indigenous Health) 19 September 2016 1218 words Its time to address the indisputable relationship between the enduring impact of colonisation and current health status of Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander people . Throughout the paper key points will be addressed about that will show how the past of Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander people is still affecting to this very day

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    Noongar Tribe

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    Define and explain the notion of Katatjin (Knowledge), Boodjar (country) and Moort (family) and explain how the relationship between land, people and knowledge in the shared space of the South-west of Australia can be utilised. It is important to understand the Noongar trilogy of belief. The boodjar (land), is considered the mother and caregiver, moort is family and relations and katijin is knowledge and cosmological stories. Together these form a symbiotic relationship which is considered the

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    Gold Coast Melbourne Cup Guide The Gold Coast may never sleep, but even our vibrant city enjoys a collective rest to focus on the race that stops the nation. The Melbourne Cup is more than just a horserace, it’s about the spectacle, the glamour, and the companionship (even when that companion is your slightly too tipsy workmate, cheering for the horse she bet against). Of course, you don’t have to be in Melbourne to appreciate the Cup; it’s a national phenomenon, to be run vicariously wherever

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    Coastal Management Coastal Management is the understanding of physical/natural processes that impact coastlands (such as erosion, transportation, and deposition), and the application of this knowledge for the sustainable preservation of these coastal zones. It is aimed at protecting our coastline from erosion and preserving the natural ecosystems within and around these coastal zones. The protection/management of coastlands is important because they are naturally flood prone areas which tend to

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    Do you think Australia’s flag represents you as a citizen of Australia? 66% of Australians want the awful flag to be changed. “A purpose of a flag is to represent its country”. The Australian flag is an old-fashioned symbol, that does not reflect the modern world. The current Australian flag does not represent us in the modern world, is a true statement for three main reasons.The flag lacks not only the ability to define us as a unique nation but is unidentifiable to others on the world stage. The

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    Racism comes in many different shapes and sizes, but they are all harmful to both the racist and the victim. Racism is the belief that certain characteristics and appearances indicate that they are more superior or inferior than others from a different race (Szoke, H. 2012). This report will cover the triggers and origins of racial behaviour, racism towards Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia, and the effect of racism on psychological aspects. It will also cover stereotypes briefly

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    1) What would you like to achieve/learn during the course? What would you like to know about Indigenous Australia and people? Please comment in relation to both your personal and professional life/perspective. I personally am interested in learning more about the historical culture of Indigenous Australian’s based in South Australia throughout this course. Having lived in South Australia for the last 20 years of my life, I believe it is part of my heritage to be knowledgeable of all cultures and

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