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Torres Strait Islander Cultural

Torres Strait Islander Cultural


Looking for a venue? Affordable meeting and event space for hire! The ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre is a unique piece of Canberra’s history. Originally the temporary home of the National Museum of Australia the site was handed to the ACT Government for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre in 2. It is a perfect location for hosting…


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Ethnic demographics of Australia

Ethnic demographics of Australia


AUSTRALIA BY NUMBERS: The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the first batch of its 2011 census data. We’ve asked some of the country’s top demographers and statisticians to crunch the numbers on Australia’s population: how we live, where we work, who our families are and how we spend our time. Today, demographer Siew-Ean Khoo gives the lowdown on what the 2011 census…


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Christmas in Sydney Australia

Christmas in Sydney Australia


Highlights Christmas in the city Sydney’s streets are illuminated with bright lights and decorations in the lead-up to Christmas, including dramatic digital projections on the facade of historic buildings in Martin Place. Make sure you visit the Village Bizarre Night Markets, check out the light projections and Christmas tree in Martin Place, and drop by Pitt Street Mall to…


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Australian Religions

Australian Religions


ABOUT THE CLASSIFICATION Religious affiliation provides a useful indicator of aspects of the cultural diversity of Australia s society. The first edition of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG) was published in 1996 and the second edition was published in 2005. The need for periodic reviews to reflect changes in the religious profile of Australia…


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Aussie Christmas Food

Aussie Christmas Food


Kick off the festive season with our spectacular modern feast. Grab the December issue of taste.com.au magazine from Thursday 12 November for our complete Aussie Christmas feast, plus loads more delicious ideas to take you through the festive season. Including a succulent Spiced Pineapple & Sake Glazed Ham, luscious Seafood Salad, Whole Roast Cauliflower, Baked Sweet…


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Multicultural events in Australia

Multicultural events in Australia


Date Event Index Notes 1-Jan-16 New Year s Day Festival The United Nations has designated 2016 as the International Year of Pulses. Pulses are economically accessible and contribute to food security at all levels, they have important health benefits, promote biodiversity, foster sustainable agriculture and contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Liberation Day…


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Australia country population

Australia country population


Counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of Australia delivered by Worldometers RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division. The Population of Australia (1950 - 2016) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2016. The Yearly Population Growth Rate chart plots…


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Countries Closest to Australia

Countries Closest to Australia


The continent of Australia shares marine territorial boundaries with its nearest neighbouring countries. The nearest of these countries include Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, which are all island nations or territories in the South-East Asian and Asia-Pacific regions. Australia also shares a contested overland border…


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New Year celebrations in Australia

New Year celebrations in Australia


The start of the New Year is celebrated by fireworks in Sydney, Australia.The start of the New Year is celebrated by fireworks in Sydney, Starkey What Do People Do? In Sydney, the start of the New Year is heralded by a huge fireworks display. It is estimated that one to one-and-a-half million people watch the display at the Sydney Harbour. In other towns and cities, smaller…


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Indigenous people Religion

Indigenous people Religion


Indigenous Traditions and Ecology John A. Grim Yale University Certain qualifying considerations need to be made in any discussion of indigenous religions. The term “indigenous” is a generalized reference to the thousands of small scale societies who have distinct languages, kinship systems, mythologies, ancestral memories, and homelands. These different societies comprise…


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