The underlying factors which resulted in Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War included the fear of the Domino Theory, the Forward Defence Policy, supporting their loyal ally, the United States, in accordance with the treaties. It is evident that these political and military reasons occurred in order to protect the ideology of Capitalism. Capitalism and Communism were the 2 main conflicting ideologies. The 2 major super powers behind these ideologies was Russia, a supporter of Communism and America, a supporter of Capitalism. It can be determined that the fear of communism would greatly impact the capitalist nations, including Australia.
In the 18th century, when the first British settled down here, Australia became a colony of Britain. (Wikipedia 2014) From then on, the symbol of Britain or Europe can be seen everywhere in Australia. For instance, the national flag of Australia has the Union Jack on the top of left corner, although Australia is an independent country rather than a dependency of Britain. The flag is the most important symbol of a country, because it stands for the country in the world. It makes us focus on the Australian Flag Debate.
Signs of Australia becoming a multicultural nation were everywhere, especially through Australia’s entertainment. This is seen through performances in theatre and pop culture that were either based on other countries entertainment or being shown in Australia. In source 2, a form of entertainment was theatre and not only did Australians enjoy traditional Australian acts in the 90s but they also welcomed acts from foreign companies. This shows how Australia was already starting to become a multicultural nation and Australians accepted and appreciated it which can still be seen currently as much of Australia’s entertainment is influenced by other countries. Another form of entertainment Australians enjoyed at the time was the internet and the computer which many people had in the 90s and used it to look up previous decades of pop culture as shown in source 5.
Stating of the intention: in this formal expository essay, I will be referring to several stories from the novel ‘Growing up Asian in Australia” which is edited by Alice Pung. All the stores i will be talking about will link back to my prompt; is belonging necessary for all people? Belonging is important for everyone’s growth to independence, even further, it is important for our growth to inner freedom and maturity. It is only through belonging that we can break out of the shell of individualism and self-centredness that both protects and isolates us. In the first story “learning English” the main character explains how he didn’t feel liked he belonged after he moved to Australia because he couldn’t speak fluent English properly.
Reform of the Federation White Paper, Federation, Australian Leaders’ Retreat, viewed 31 August 2015, This paper studies the aspect how Australian constitution established Australia’s system of government as Federalism has changed over century. It emphasizes the main factors of the transformation; along with the suggestions on how to bring back on track. Australian federal system were the fruit of discussion and peaceful evolution because of which we tend to take our federal system for granted and ignores periodic re-assessment which is affecting our economic and social wellbeing. Author also provides survey factors, examples and statistic value to strengthen his arguments on why reform of Federalism is mandatory. This article provides
The pinnacle of liberalism was the formation the Great Society and the genesis of copious social programs and acts that changed America. President Kennedy's assassination in 1963 sparked a surge of public support that allowed President Johnson to pass a number of Kennedy Administration proposals including the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Based on this energy, Johnson introduced his own vision for America, “the Great Society", in which America would end poverty, promote equality, improve education, rejuvenate cities, and protected the environment. Johnson declared a "War on Poverty" as central to building the Great Society. Despite the prosperity of the early part of the decade, many American families were living below the poverty line.
This tutorial paper intends to explain how this ‘new’ type of housing in Australia gave meaning and provide structure to a society and did much more than just keeping out the rain. Figure 1. Discussed in Lecture 4 how the growth in London forced the people to live outside the city 9 (Greenop, 2011). Acquiring a home or having a property for many people represents the highest achievement in their lives. Suburbia seemed to be the best option to conquer and consolidate this dream, as Dovey (1994, p128) calls it the “Australian Dream” (Figure 2).
Who would of known a little box, or big these days, could be so influential to Australian society? When introduced into Australia in the 1950’s, society and culture shifted due to the new invention of television, leading Australia to witness a form of communication that had never been so powerful. Since 1950’s, television managed to maintain the powerful influence, and has become completely enculturated into Australian society. Alongside, controversy has risen to our society, debating the positive and negative factors television influences on Australia. The report conducted analyses how television has influenced Australian society from 1950 to today focusing on a range of contributing factors that have influenced the changes of people’s
Task II: Extended written response The concept of egalitarianism refers to the desire for political, economic and social equality within society. This concept ascended during the white settlement period where early Australian’s and the media endorsed Australia’s pastime experiences and harsh conditions. This formed a sense of mateship and lived on through the Australian peoples aspiration to define itself as a country. It evolved to the ideology that Australians have a lax culture and believes in individual determination free of racial, political, religious or socio-economic discrimination (Barr, 2000). The notion ascended further in the first half of the twentieth century through government policies such as wage arbitration; white Australia;
Individual Essay “How has the Americanisation of Australian culture influenced the franchise industry of Australia, and has this had a positive impact?” Prime Minister John Howard once quoted stating that ‘cultural vitality has a role in shaping national identity’ (Howard, 1995). Australian identity has shaped dramatically through the American influence rising in the 90’s and well into present times. To understand this change we have to analyse not only the impact it has had on Australian culture but also the impact on Australian businesses which are driven by the consumers of Australia. Looking at the Franchise sector, a $131 billion business with over 73000 franchise units currently operating we can see what type of business Australian consumers are driving. A massive opportunity then is available to capitalise on the strong influence of