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Aboriginal Values

Aboriginal Values


Prior to European colonisation, there were between 350 and 750 distinct Aboriginal social groups in Australia. Each social group had distinct customs, traditions and values. Nevertheless, living as hunter gatherers resulted in all the groups sharing common values in regards to their social organisation and their relationship to the environment. In regards to social organisation…


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Etiquette in Australia

Etiquette in Australia


If you happen to be face to face with an aboriginal, do never ask ‘Still throwing spears?’ like Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh did when he visited the country in 2002. And beware if you are one of those who like flaunting around your business title – it is most likely that you will be cynically dismissed as a snobbish foreigner. * The official name of Australia is Commonwealth…


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Culture of Sydney Australia

Culture of Sydney Australia


Highlights A diverse and vibrant cultural calendar Sydney’s arts and culture line-up is one not to be missed. With internationally acclaimed performances on the city s many stages, award-winning festivals, and a number of exhibitions across the city’s many galleries and performance spaces, there’s something for everyone. Sydney s Art and Culture Sydney is Australia s premier…


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Customs Clearance Australia

Customs Clearance Australia


We are a dedicated Customs / Border Clearance Service, offering our qualifications, skills and expertise to Freight Forwarders and other Corporate Customs Brokers alike. Wholesale Clearance 100% Neutral, Locums / Temporary Licensed Brokers, Commercial, Personal, Postal, Trade and Tariff consultants, and Compilers. We have Australia’s largest searchable database of Licensed…


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Religion in Sydney Australia

Religion in Sydney Australia


There has much discussion of the decline of religion in Australia as measured by the last two Census’ (2006 and 2011) with the total stating “no religion” increasing from 18.7 to 22.3 over this five year period. Additionally the decline in the total identifying with a Christian denomination decreased from 64% to 61%. However nationally the percentage identifying as Pentecostal…


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Festival in Sydney, Australia

Festival in Sydney, Australia


Sydney comes alive in the cooler months, too. In Autumn, Vivid Sydney lights up the harbour with interactive light shows, breathtaking projections and more, while Bondi Winter Magic easily lures locals off the couch with its pop-up outdoor ice rinks, food stalls, workshops and more. If you re looking for a festival for the whole family, you ll find pop culture conventions and…


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Traditional Australian costume

Traditional Australian costume


Trousers for men were based on Italian tailoring, well-made and smartly styled. Stockmen and diggers preferred pants or shorts made from tough cotton or khaki materials, worn with worsted wool or oilskin coats and vests, felt hats lined with rabbit fur and boots. Bathing suits must be factored in when considering traditional Australian dress. In 1907, Annette Kellerman was…


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Tribes of Australia

Tribes of Australia


Norman B. Tindale was a hugely prolific entomologist, ornithologist, anthropologist and curator at the South Australian Museum. During the Second World War he was integral to the deciphering of the Japanese master naval code and the success of the American attack on Japan. Tindale’s research, which included years of fieldwork, challenged contemporary beliefs about the early…


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Special Holidays in Australia

Special Holidays in Australia


Perth Festival event at Cottesloe Beach. Image by Kathryn Wells. Festivals have become ubiquitous in Australia, with hundreds held each year. Some are as small as the community-based Apollo Bay Music Festival and Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival, while others, such as the Falls Festival and Woodford Folk Festival, are able to bring international performers to Australian audiences…


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Australia Wedding Ceremony

Australia Wedding Ceremony


Your wedding ceremony can be as long winded, extravagant, special and ceremonial as you could ever desire. Let your mind wander, start dreaming, and that 4 hour epic adventure of wedded love can be yours! But many couples ask me what the bare minimum is. What is the shortest, simplest, easiest ceremony you can do? I don’t like to do bare minimum ceremonies, mainly because they…


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