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ï· One of the largest groups of immigrants to Australia comes from Asian countries
ï· In the early 1990s Asian immigration to Australia peaked: over half of the immigrants arriving here were from an Asian country.
ï· Asian culture has had one of the most visible impacts on mainstream Australian society.
ï· There are Asian restaurants throughout Australia, even in some remote towns.
ï· Asian food is also a regular part of the Australian diet, even in the private homes of non-Asian Australians.
ï· In cities it is no longer unusual for non-Asian Australians to be able to use chopsticks and all major Australian cities have a
ï· In fact, immigrants can actually generate more jobs. Many case studies show that immigrants have revitalized old dying industries such as shoe manufacturing, the garment manufacturing, and agriculture.
ï· Immigrants who work for low wages have helped to turn many of these industries around. These revitalized industries then create new positions for managers, professionals, and other workers.
ï· Immigrants also work in service sector jobs that allow middle class Australians to maintain their standard of living (In restaurants, hotels, personal services, construction, cleaning and
ï· Immigrants take away jobs from native workers. The main reasons why many immigrants work in low-paying jobs in the service sector is because Australian born workers don't want them.
ï· In addition, many cities and large towns throughout Australia have Asian temples and gardens.
ï· Some suburbs in big cities like Sydney have large Asian communities and schools and universities take in many students from Asian countries.
ï· However this state of affairs came about slowly and by the time Asian culture was...