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Indigenous heritage sites

Indigenous heritage sites


The World Heritage Convention governs the identification and protection of tangible, immovable world heritage (i.e. ‘sites’) considered to be of “outstanding universal value”. A large number of the recognized World Heritage sites are located in the territories of indigenous peoples. The existence and role of the indigenous peoples living in the respective sites is, however…


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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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Australian family traditions

Australian family traditions


The head of the household would carve the roast at the table, serving thin slices of meat onto each plate and the vegetables would be passed around for each person to help themselves. It was the formal meal of the week, usually following church, and often included the extended family - grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins - dressed in their ‘Sunday best . Dessert was usually…


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Australian Clothing Style

Australian Clothing Style


Melbourne is home to Australia s Fashion Week, but its locals wear fashion-forward looks year round. Here, a few Melburnians talk to us about their personal style and what it takes to dress like a local. Photograph by Aubrey Daquinag Name: James Neal Occupation: Digital Media Strategist Age: 32 Neighborhood you live in: Brunswick Favorite element of your outfit: My Dejour Jeans…


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About Australian people

About Australian people


Australia is one of the most ethnically diverse societies in the world today. Almost one in four Australian residents were born outside of Australia and many more are first or second generation Australians, the children and grandchildren of recently arrived migrants and refugees. This wide variety of backgrounds, together with the culture of Indigenous Australians who have…


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Modern Australian

Modern Australian


At Australian Modern we believe that auction houses and dealers should make every effort to know what they are selling to the public. It’s important to avoid making assumptions when trying to make an attribution or identification of a mid-century design or designer. The research needs to be thorough and based on evidence, such as the impeccable research on Michael Hirst carried…


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Aboriginal Tribes names

Aboriginal Tribes names


Bediagal Bediagal, Bidjigals, Bid-ee-gàl, Bejigal, Be-dia-gal Probably to the north-west of Parramatta, between Parramatta and Hawkesbury River, possibly around present day Castle Hill. Birrabirragal Birra birragal-leon Possibly associated with Birra Birra, a rocky reef in the lower harbour now known as Sow and Pigs. Borogegal Borogegal, Borogegal-yurrey Possibly associated…


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Ancient Aboriginals

Ancient Aboriginals


It is acknowledged that Australian Aboriginal culture is heavily spiritual and symbolic, but a rock engraving in a national park near Sydney suggests that the indigenous belief system represents a deep knowledge of the sky and the motion of the bodies within it. Scientists at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have presented the…


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