Traditions, Culture & Customs of Australia

AUS Country

AUS Country


For many Australians the phrase the lucky country has a particular resonance. Donald Horne s famous words have been used in numerous ways to describe everything that is great about our nation. Portrait of Donald Horne, Woollahra, 1987 Alec Bolton 1926-1996. Image courtesy of the National Library of…
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Demographics of Australia

Demographics of Australia


In the past Australia was a relatively youthful country. In 1970-71, 31 per cent of the population was aged 15 years or younger, while by 2001-02 this proportion had dropped to 22 per cent. The proportion of Australia’s population aged over 65 years has grown from 8 per cent in 1970-71 to 13 per cent…
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What Food does Australia Eat?

What Food does Australia Eat?


> So, what s on the menu Down Under? What do Australians eat? All types of food, a truly diverse range of dishes are on the menu. With people coming from extremely diverse backgrounds, it is very hard to say that there is a specific cuisine. But of course there are dishes which can be considered as typical Australian food. People eat a lot of red meat, especially beef…


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Christmas dinner ideas Australia

Christmas dinner ideas Australia


By Melissa Klemke Nobody wants to be a sobbing mess before, during, or after the Christmas meal but if there are any tears on Christmas Day, they will be shed by the poor person serving the Christmas food rather than the child whose new toy broke. The person who cooks the Christmas dinner or lunch can spend plenty of time and money preparing a gourmet meal, for what ends up…


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Aboriginal religious experience

Aboriginal religious experience


Aboriginal spirituality is defined as at the core of Aboriginal being, their very identity. It gives meaning to all aspects of life including relationships with one another and the environment. All objects are living and share the same soul and spirit as Aboriginals. There is a kinship with the environment. Aboriginal spirituality can be expressed visually, musically and ceremonially…


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Aboriginal culture information

Aboriginal culture information


What is ACHRIS? The Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Register and Information System (ACHRIS) is the web based tool that is used for the management of, and access to, Aboriginal cultural heritage records across Victoria. ACHRIS integrate information held in the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Register with maps. Authorised users are able to search the register online. ACHRIS provides…


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Customs procedures

Customs procedures


This topic includes various subjects such as Certificate of Origin, Advance Rulings, NAFTA Claims, Verifications, Determinations, and Appeals to name a few. This information is gathered from a variety of Customs published documents. Advance Rulings An advance ruling is a written document received from the customs authority from a NAFTA country. It provides binding information…


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Xmas in Australia

Xmas in Australia


At an additional cost, you can upgrade your delivery method and make sure your gourmet hamper is delivered in time for Xmas. The delivery cut-off dates for premium express delivery 2016 are: Capital Cities except for Darwin (next day) - Thursday 22nd December (order before 1pm) Sydney Metro (same-day) - Wednesday 21st December (order before 1pm) All remote/regional locations…


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Indigenous Australians facts

Indigenous Australians facts


The first attempt at genocide lasted for more than 100 years. Dr. Gideon Polya, a scientist, artist, writer and pro-peace advocate, wrote that roughly 123 years after the arrival of the British, the Black “Indigenous Aboriginal population dropped from about 1 million to 0.1 million in the first century after invasion in 1788.” By 1911, 90 percent of the population had been…


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Australian Aboriginal Facts

Australian Aboriginal Facts


The Health FAQs provide brief answers to questions about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, with information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, health problems and common risk factors. The answers are updated regularly as new information becomes available, and will expand to include information about other health conditions and social determinants…


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