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History of religion in Australia

History of religion in Australia


Last week, the High Court ruled against the current funding model of the federal government’s controversial school chaplaincy program. It s just the latest episode in a debate over education, religion and the state that goes back to the colonial era, writes Keri Phillips . There are two strands to the dispute over education, religion and funding. The first concerns the government…


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Indigenous Religions

Indigenous Religions


Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA). Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted…


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AUS Christmas Lighting

AUS Christmas Lighting


Fancy decorating your home with thousands of Christmas lights? What about syncronising those lights to music? Or maybe even building your display with a range of DIY projects and collaborative ideas? You re not alone! AusChristmasLighting.com is home to a community of Christmas lighting enthusiasts who run or are considering to run a computerised lights display. The best resource…


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Australian Holidays and celebrations

Australian Holidays and celebrations


When is Australia Day? Year Day Date 2017 Thursday January 26th 2016 Tuesday 2015 Monday 2014 January 27th 2013 January 28th Australia Day a public holiday on 26 January and is Australia s national day. It marks the arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales on that date in 1788, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain by Captain Arthur…


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Australian fashion history

Australian fashion history


In its current incarnation as the Rendezvous Grand, the hotel on Melbournes Flinders Street was once in fact, the Commercial Travellers Association Building. The Commercial Travellers Association Building was designed by architect Harry Tompkins in 1912 and completed in 1913. It is one of the finest and most distinct expressions of the Edwardian Baroque style in Melbourne…


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Unique to Australia

Unique to Australia


At some point in our lives, we’ve all cracked out an obnoxious ‘g’day mate!’ when someone mentions Australia. But stereotypes aside, the ‘lucky country’ is an incredibly special place that offers any traveller, professional or international student a spate of experiences they can’t hope to find elsewhere. So, what is it that draws these thousands of visitors in from across…


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Customs Western Australia

Customs Western Australia


First of all, you don t need a heavy custom 4x4 to hit the tracks. Many places in Western Australia can be accessed by basic or lightly modified 4wds. Some places can even by accessed with a factory stock vehicle. If you’re just going to the local beach tracks as a keen fisher then really all you would require is recovery gear and the fishing rods. A lot of other places for…


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Social norms in Australia

Social norms in Australia


Australians are generally laid-back, open and direct. They say what they mean and are generally more individual and outgoing than many other cultures. You may think that most Australians live in the outback out in the country. In fact, more than three quarters of Australians live in cities and in urban centres, mainly along the coast. Some key values that reflect the Australian…


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Australia Post customer Service

Australia Post customer Service


Australia Post continues to warn customers of emails which advise that a courier was unable to deliver a parcel to their address. Australia Post does not request customers to remit a payment for parcel collection, nor does it charge customers for holding a parcel. Scroll down to see some examples of scam emails. Scam sender addresses aupostalservice auspostalservice24 aupostal-service…


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Australian Custom Guitars

Australian Custom Guitars


About the exhibitor: Merv Cargill was a favourite in the guitar community. His attention to detail and immense passion for producing instruments of the optimum tonality and finish made the Cargill name one that is now synonymous with the guitar industry. From his backyard garage, Merv attracted some of the biggest music names with his reputation in guitars travelling far and…


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