Essays Tagged: "commonwealth of australia"

The influence of religion on education in australian society.

The vast territories formerly known as New Holland and Van Dieman's Island and since 1900 as The Commonwealth of Australia were erected to the Vicariate Apostolic of New Holland in 1834. John Bede ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Australian Flag.

wn when there was a public competition in 1901. The competition was held for a new flag design. The Commonwealth Blue Ensign was the winner. It has been Australia's flag ever since.The national flag h ... the biggest seven-pointed star represents Australia's six states and the Federal Territories of the Commonwealth of Australia. There are many rules about how the flag should be flown. Some of the rule ...

(1 pages) 26 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

"Describe the benefits the colonies gained from federation, and discuss the impact that federation had on the typical Australian"

erning colonies of Australia united in federation, consequently creating the continent- nation, the Commonwealth of Australia. A constitution was drawn up modelled similarly, upon the British and Amer ... sons for the states, desiring federation, and the benefits they obtained, in signing the historical Commonwealth of Australia Act in the June of 1900[Western Australia signed a month there after.]The ...

(3 pages) 75 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

How we cme about to having federation

me these problems, and eventually in 1901 the six colonies of Australia joined together to form the Commonwealth of Australia. Railways helped connect people in different parts of the country, ... started joining together with trade unions in other colonies, which would make it easier to have a commonwealth of Australia.Many people believed that the depression of the 1890's would not have happ ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Reasons for Australian Federation

on happened in 1901 when the six separate Australian colonies came together to form what is now the Commonwealth of Australia. It occurred for many reasons including: to unite the defence of Australia ... Australasian Convention" was held in Sydney. Here, parliamentary delegates agreed on the name "The Commonwealth of Australia" and a draft constitution was drawn up. So, political leaders greatly aide ...

(3 pages) 13296 0 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australia's reputation and national identity

Australia has followed their mother land (Britain) into every arising war even before it became the commonwealth of Australia. Australia had an allegiance with Britain so it and its people did what th ... 75 Australians served in contingents raise by the six colonies of (from 1901) by the new Australian Commonwealth, with about a third of the men enlisting twice. The outbreak of war had long been expec ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Short Speech: How Has Aboriginal Citzenship Changed Since 1901

At the beginning of the Commonwealth of Australia?s history, Aborigines were not counted as citizens. Section 127 of the con ... as citizens. Section 127 of the constitution stated, ?in reckoning the numbers of the people of the Commonwealth or of a State or other part of the Commonwealth, aboriginal natives shall not be counte ...

(2 pages) 29 2 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Service Marketing of Tourism industry in Tasmania by Nick HSU

1.0 INTRODUCTIONTasmania is the smallest state of the Commonwealth of Australia. It is an island about 250 km (150 miles) south of the state of Victoria. ...

(10 pages) 100 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Does Australia Need A Federal Bill of Rights?

The Commonwealth of Australia was established in 1901 when the former British colonies agreed to federat ... is a country's written statement of fundamental rights which, under law, citizens should have. The Commonwealth government has been thrown into the firing line because of its reluctance to constitute ...

(8 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Aboriginal Experience – Struggles For Rights And Freedom

ficant areas of land and social rights have now been achieved.It wasn't until the passing of the Commonwealth Franchise Act 1902 and the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 that Indigen ... 67 to determine whether Aboriginal people should be included in the national census and whether the Commonwealth Government should be given the power to make laws for Aboriginal people. The referendum ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Interpretation Of The Australia Constitution

ies in the world today have Constitutions that help set forth plans for a countries government. The Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act was written for Australia in July of 1900. This like many ... tion, 24-28).The Parliament has power to make laws for the peace, order, and good government of the Commonwealth. This includes the normal legislative duties like: trade and commerce; postal service; ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Division Of Law-making Powers In Australia

Australia's Federal System is dynamic and the division of lawmaking power between the Commonwealth and State since 1901 has changed dramatically; Critically discuss, focussing on the maj ... major reasons for those changes.On the first of January 1901 Australia became a federation when the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act came into force. Since this time, Australia has been a fe ... ution Act came into force. Since this time, Australia has been a federated country, consisting of a Commonwealth Parliament and six State Parliaments these being Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales, W ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The High court of Australia

stralia is the nations most fundamental legal tribunal. The Australian High Court was formed by the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act of 1900. Under the original jurisdiction, the exclusive r ... h a variety of elements. Firstly, the constitution gives the authority for the High Court to review Commonwealth legislation if a constitutional dispute arises before it. This element of the High Cour ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Trade Relationship Between China and Australia

The Commonwealth of Australia is a country in the southern hemisphere comprising the mainland of the wor ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Political Involvement. Australian history and politics and the voting system.

Political Involvement EssayOn January 1, 1901, the Commonwealth of Australia was formed. It was formed by six colonies each under the control of the Br ...

(4 pages) 25 1 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Reasons for Australian federation, points for and against it(300 words)

ficant degree of political autonomy. It was the unification of Australian colonies which formed the commonwealth of Australia on 1st January 1901.ForBy the 1890's nearly 75% of the population had been ...

(1 pages) 12 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australian Federation

On the 1st January 1901 the six Australian colonies united as one to become a nation, the commonwealth of Australia. But this federation didn't come about overnight, it happened from over 50 ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Major domestic & international events impact the value of the Australian Dollar

y some of the major domestic and international events.'The Australian dollar is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, it is currently the fifth-most-traded currency in the world foreign excha ...

(5 pages) 2299 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics