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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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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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Australian national costume

Australian national costume


Her Majesty’s Theatre in Ballarat’s Lydiard Street is one of the most intact, commercial nineteenth century theatres in Australia. Originally opened as the Ballarat Academy of Music in order to avoid the negative moral connotations associated with theatres at the time, Her Majesty’s was completed in 1875 to a design by architect George Browne. The Academy had a flat floored…


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Dresses in Australia

Dresses in Australia


Dressing for formal occasions should be a chance to shine, and THE ICONIC’s selection of formal dresses can ensure your style is on show. Whether you prefer eye catching block colours, bold, bright prints, or soft, delicate hues, our selection of dresses from Australian and international designers is sure to have the style to suit you. For a traditional formal dress, it’s hard…


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Aussie traditions

Aussie traditions


Thongs these go on your feet. But it occurs to me that for foreigners coming to Australia for the first time, it would seem like we do some pretty strange stuff here as well. So in the interests of fairness, and with a lot of help from a band of expat friends of mine, I ve compiled this list of the bizarre things that Australians get up to. It s a great Aussie tradition to…


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Aboriginal Australian Religion

Aboriginal Australian Religion


Its forms and practices have been profoundly influenced by the impact of colonialism, both past and present. Some Indigenous Australians share the religious beliefs and values of religions introduced into Australia from other cultures around the world, particularly Europe. But for most people religious beliefs are derived from a sense of belonging-to the land, to the sea, to…


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Aboriginal Religion for Kids

Aboriginal Religion for Kids


Is there an Aboriginal religion? Aboriginal People do have a religion, but it is different from most other religions which mean believing in one single creator. Australian Aboriginal people don’t do that. They have their beliefs, very strong beliefs, but it’s more like spirituality than a religion. Dance performance. Poster by AllPosters. Click on thumbnail to buy Traditional…


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Aboriginal Nations Australia

Aboriginal Nations Australia


First Nation people of this land Belong to deserts and coastline sands For millenniums of Dreamtime places Respecting country with black faces The second nation to reach these shores On ships with flags to conquer all, A third nation to cross the waves Of migrants, refugees and slaves Australia’s first millennium A nation built by British men A nation with its mines and farms…


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Bringing goods into Australia

Bringing goods into Australia


Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities - Rapid Response Protocol The Rapid Response Protocol (the protocol) has been developed by the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities (HWSA) Imported Materials with Asbestos Working Group to enable government agencies to work cooperatively and efficiently across jurisdiction and portfolio lines when products have been identified as containing…


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Aboriginal Religions

Aboriginal Religions


An extract from the opening keynote address of the 6th International Congress on Women, Adelaide, April 1996. Marcia Langton © all rights reserved I seek to bring to your attention in my address concerns I have about the racist perception of Aboriginal women s religious beliefs in Australia, the continuing maltreatment of the exponents of Aboriginal women s business and the…


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