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Australian Aboriginal culture for Kids

Australian Aboriginal culture for Kids


Interesting Facts for Kids Here are some interesting Australia Facts which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids. Name: Commonwealth of Australia Government: Democracy Population: 23, 6 million (2013) Capital: Canberra with 380, people (2013) Language: English Australia Geography Australia is the smallest inhabited continent of the seven continents can also…


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Australian Main Religion

Australian Main Religion


The old adage, not to discuss sex, politics or religion at a dinner party can be sound advice for avoiding arguments. While nothing about politics is collected in the Census, and sex is limited to “male” and “female”, religion is the question which seems to generate the most arguments around the time of the Census collection and data release. Discussions of faith and non-faith…


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Aboriginal spirituality Ethics

Aboriginal spirituality Ethics


Elder George Courchene of Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba, at a public hearing of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples in 1992, spoke of “Indian law” that was given to the people by the Creator at the beginning of time: “He gave them four directions. He gave them sweetgrass, the tree, the animal and the rock. The sweetgrass represents kindness; the tree represents honesty;…


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Festivals of Australia

Festivals of Australia


Last month NSW premier Mike Baird said he’d be asking his ministers to review the system for granting permits to music festivals because he’d had ‘enough’. Following a number of high-profile drug-related deaths at festivals in recent years, the hospitalisation of a 23-year-old woman who attended Field Day on New Year’s Day proved the last straw for the man in charge of the…


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Cultural Diversity statistics

Cultural Diversity statistics


March celebrates Women’s History Month in the United States. March 8, 2016 is International Women’s Day. As we celebrate women’s lives and work, how are they doing in gaining access to the positions of power and decision-making? What criteria might we use to judge? Here’s some statistics to sharpen your thinking! United States businesses making little progress in advancing…


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Typical Christmas tree

Typical Christmas tree


Christmas Tree Buyer s Guide Everything you need to help you find your perfect Christmas tree With so many places to buy artificial Christmas trees, it can be challenging to find the best tree for you. This guide will help you through the buying process, so that you can find a tree that you will be proud to display year after year. Find the right artificial Christmas tree size…


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Australian Indigenous peoples

Australian Indigenous peoples


The traditional lands of the Nyikina people are located in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia. It is because of our birth right that we describe ourselves as Yimarrdoowarra, which means belonging to the Mardoowarra, the Fitzroy River. This sacred river country was one of the last fertile regions of the Australian continent to be invaded and colonized by Europeans…


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Australia Background

Australia Background


Australia became a country in 1901 as a federation of former British colonies inhabiting the continent of Australia. At Federation, six states emerged out of the six colonies, and they retained the establishment of policy and funding for education. Progressively, the states voluntarily surrendered some of their powers so that by the end of the twentieth century, the federal…


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Australian Aboriginal nations

Australian Aboriginal nations


The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) affirms the minimum standards for the survival, dignity, security and well-being of Indigenous peoples worldwide and enshrines Indigenous peoples’ right to be different. The Declaration was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in September 2007. This was the culmination of more than 20 years…


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Christmas decorations Australia

Christmas decorations Australia


Having answered that question on when to put up Christmas decorations I was left wondering what is the significants of the 12 days after Christmas which take us to the 6th January which is the day to take down the decorations. Help arrived in the form of an email From Janet, Charmhaven, NSW. Answer to your question about the 12 days of Xmas. I just read in a magazine that they…


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