Explain Why Australia Was Not A Working Man's Paradise

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“Australia was NOT a working man’s paradise” Australia was not a working man’s paradise in the 1900’s. It was very harsh and dangerous, and people were forced to work huge hours with little pay. Many families lived in poverty and only few owned their own homes. Husbands had trouble supporting their families and found it hard to keep a job. Most people did not know how to read and write. Australia was differently not a working man’s paradise. Evidence to support this was that people were not educated properly on the tools and the utensils they were using and usually ended up with harm done to them self’s and they usually got fired for not using the tools right. For example a young boy was working in a mechanical workshop and was not educated
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