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Australian Aboriginal celebrations

Australian Aboriginal celebrations


1871 Missionaries of the London Missionary Society arrive in the Torres Strait at Erub Island, introducing Christianity to the region. The Coming of the Light festival marks this important day for Torres Strait Islanders, who are mainly of Christian faith. They celebrate the day with cultural and religious activities. 1971 Evonne Goolangong Cawley wins Wimbledon ~5 NAIDOC Week…


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Lifestyle in Australia

Lifestyle in Australia


The Australia Today report, conducted by IPSOS, assesses the lifestyle, financial security and retirement plans of 2 Australians. Maintaining a decent home and car in a metro suburb, enjoying regular eating out and entertainment, plus an annual overseas holiday is seen as the new ‘average’ lifestyle. We’re also placing far more value on standard of living than our parents ever…


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About - Australian

About - Australian


Australian Outlook is the AIIA’s national online showcase for high-quality analysis and comment on international affairs. The aim is to provide an Australian outlook on world events. It provides vibrant, up-to-date content on a regular basis. Australian Outlook is made up of five sections: Analysis, The Burning Question, Issues Brief, Fresh Perspectives, Interviews and Reading…


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Australian Festivals and celebrations

Australian Festivals and celebrations


As festivals and celebrations are common topics in the IELTS Test, it s a good idea prepare to talk about a major festival in your country or the way weddings and birthdays are celebrated. In the video, study notes and activities for this episode we ll discuss what to say when you talk about festivals and celebrations. Transcript Hello, and welcome to Study English, IELTS preparation…


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Australian traditions and celebrations

Australian traditions and celebrations


New Year is considered as a time of optimism by one and all, and Australia is no different. The whole of Australia engage itself in enthusiastic celebrations of New Year, with customs and traditions holding the core of it. They follow the rule of Georgian calendar, and thus consider January 1 as the date and celebration of New Year. New Year celebrations are traditionally made…


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Australian Landscapes

Australian Landscapes


Welcome to AustralianLight - Landscape Photography AustralianLight is the collective effort of Australian landscape photographers Russell Stewart and Bernie Zajac. Russell and Bernie have worked tirelessly compiling this collection of exceptional and unique fine art landscape photographs of Australia, all now available via our easy and secure online shopping experience. Whether…


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Country in Australia

Country in Australia


Australia Vs New Zealand: The Facts For those of us who have travelled Australia or New Zealand we have become aware of a constant battle (or banter) that has forever taken place between Kiwis (New Zealanders) and Aussies (Australians if you hadn’t already picked up on that). Both countries are a backpacker’s dream; beaches, weird animals, good looking locals and a relaxed…


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The Aboriginals

The Aboriginals


1Inhabiting or existing in a land from the earliest times or from before the arrival of colonists; indigenous. ‘Now, the division needs to bring aboriginal perspectives into the entire curriculum, for all its students.’ ‘However, I note that a leading Canadian authority on aboriginal title stated that one dimension of it is its inalienability.’ ‘The site will be arranged to…


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What are Indigenous cultures?

What are Indigenous cultures?


Our new Inner Transition Coordinator, Claire Milne, met Ilarion Merculieff whilst visiting what is commonly known as Alaska. They enjoyed potent conversations and connection and it quickly became clear to Claire that those of us working for social and ecological renewal could learn a lot from Ilarion and the ancient teachings of his Unangan ancestors. These conversations focused…


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