Essays Tagged: "australian history"

Paralells in My Brilliant Career

hrough trials and tribulationsand still be successful. The parallel between the movie, reality, and Australian history isvery clear in this film.In the movie we meet a young lady by the name of Sevill ... ng movie that creates a positive image of life. Thismovie also gives a new and exciting way to view Australian history. The creators of thisfilm were brilliant in that they gave an excellent view of l ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This film analysis is on the film "Ned Kelly" in the subject Australian Studies, which is compulsory is Australia. It answers questions on themes etc.

(1) (i)The movie "Ned Kelly" is telling the audience about Australian history and that Australia is not a perfect country, but struggles with criminals as well ... ism, not against blacks, but against the Irish. This is now dispelled as Ned Kelly is known as the 'Australian hero', not the 'Irish Migrant of Australia hero'. The Kelly family were always the target ... her heroes such as Burke and Wills. Kelly was dangerous, bold and rebellious, which in a way is how Australians would want to see themselves if compared to a national hero. Even though many people suf ...

(6 pages) 33 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Summer Of The Seventeenth Doll Essay

Summer Of The Seventeenth doll has been regarded as both a masterpiece and as a turning point in Australian history. It has boosted Australian theatre to another level and genre of performance that ... inspired many more playwrights to experiment with theatre styles, which proved to be advancement in Australian history. The Doll's success is evident to this day, due to the fact that its themes and i ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Kakaud National Park History

of Kakadu National Park it is hard to look past the cultural and social significance it has had in Australian history. For over 40,000 years Aboriginal people have lived on that land, worked it, care ... tions date back 2000 million years. Kakadu is of cultural significance in the history of indigenous Australians, their understanding of Kakadu's many landforms and changing seasons and their care of i ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Convicts and The writing of History: Reality or Myth?

istory, depending on the agenda behind the accounts. This is shown clearly through attitudes to the Australian convicts. This essay will examine the historiography of writing Australian history, throu ... ike Smith, Shlomowitz, Damousi and Hancock face.One of the most problematic areas in the writing of Australian history is that, on the whole, it has been uneventful in the traditional sense, meaning t ...

(10 pages) 101 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The policy adopted towards the Aborigines in Australia in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries can only be described as 'genocidal', Discuss

the nineteenth and twentieth centuries can only be described as 'genocidal', DiscussIn the study of Australian history, the policies adopted towards the Aborigines in the nineteenth and twentieth cent ... ists who ascribed this disease were not aware of two 'treponemal infections' which existed with the Australian Aboriginal society. Furthermore childhood infection protected against the sexually transm ...

(12 pages) 73 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australian playwright essay - jack davis. bibliography included

the playwright's particular background?Playwright, poet and spokesperson Jack Davis has emerged in Australian history as not only one of the most influential Australian playwrights but also as a lead ... hite families. Davis was the fourth of eleven children and spoke of his fairly conventional Western Australian childhood in "White society" with happiness. Sadly his family was broken up during the De ...

(9 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Aboriginal history - on Keith Windschuttle's black and white fallacy

What has become known as "the Australian History Wars" has sparked a large amount of political, social and academic controversy in ... controversy in recent history. The debate is over the calibre of British settlement/invasion of the Australian continent in 1788 and the British dealings with aboriginal people.There are two main side ... a of these historians is that "invasion and conquest prepared the way for settlement" and it places Australian colonial history in the context of racism. This view has been widely supported within Aus ...

(4 pages) 37 0 2.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Jack Lang in the Great Depression.

her one thinks his ideas were insane or credible he still became one of the stand out characters in Australian history.Lang as premier.Born in 1876 he was an real estate agent, an alderman followed by ... e.Lang planThe birth of the Lang plan was born out of the pressures of conflicting ideals of paying Australian debts and paying for the survival of the Australian people. The government was held in a ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australia's Relations with Asia

How have Australia's relations with Asian nations changed?Asian's over the years of Australian history were viewed with fear and suspicion, this was not improved in World War two. When ... ear and suspicion, this was not improved in World War two. When the Japanese were the first to bomb Australian land. World War two was the lowest point of relationship between Australia and Asia. Duri ... ans soon settled down in Australia. Since Asians seemed to work harder and in worse conditions then Australians, they then began taking Australian jobs.In 1901, Federation occured which brought the Wh ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

IT Middle School Teaching Package Based on Australian History.

Assignment 1 -- Teaching Package with RationaleAustralian HistoryObjectivesTo develop a teaching package based on Australian History while incorpor ... n and communication technologies. This package aims to give students a fundamental understanding on Australian Discovery, Colonisation, Land exploration, Aboriginal Legends and also to exercise their ... ion.)Lesson 4:(40 mins)Students make a PowerPoint Presentation based on what they have learnt about Australian History and also discuss the differences compared to 21st century Australia using their c ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.5 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Rabbit-Proof Fence" directed by Phillip Noyce

of the white supremacy and control over Aboriginals.The Assimilation Policy is an atrocious part of Australian history. It took place in the 1930s, and gave the government permission to take young hal ... of the white supremacy and control over Aboriginals.The Assimilation Policy is an atrocious part of Australian history. It took place in the 1930s, and gave the government permission to take young hal ...

(9 pages) 41 1 3.2 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"No sugar" by Jack Davis

If we skip thruogh the pages of Australian History we can see that racist attitudes towards aboriginal people have always been a sig ...

(1 pages) 50 2 1.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The role and impact former convicts had on Australian society

transported to Australia during the late 18th and early 19th century played a large part in shaping Australian society today. However, can the average Australian identify this as the case, or are they ... lia in its early years. So why are these people neglected as to playing a large role in shaping our Australian history, culture, and identity? Should we be proud of Australia's convict past, should we ...

(8 pages) 44 1 3.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Marginalised groups in society are often forced to collude with the dominant culture's practices and beliefs in order to survive in a world of unequal power relations. Discuss with NO SUGAR

l society, they are forced to collude with the dominant culture's practices in order to survive. In Australian history, Aborigines were marginalised by paternalistic, oppressive policies instituted si ... ial society. In No Sugar, Jack Davis aims to accurately reflect the marginalisation and indignities Australian Aborigines suffered at the hands of European Australians; and the extent to which Aborigi ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Prejudice Throughout Australian History

Prejudice Throughout Australian History Although Australia prides itself on being a multicultural and tolerant community ... olics have become the largest religion in Australia; over 26% of the population, and one-quarter of Australians have Irish heritage. As Australia is no longer a British colony resentment of the govern ... rnment is no longer apparent.After British, Irish culture has probably been the most influential on Australian society. The Irish were the main force behind the creation of the Labor Party, Catholic s ...

(6 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Whitlam Dismissal 1975

overnment on November 11th in 1975 remains to this day one of the most dramatic political events in Australian history. 'The Dismissal' is a term that has come into general use since 1975, to describe ... eneral, Sir John Kerr. The event came as the culmination of one of the most tension-filled years in Australian political history. The Whitlam Government, elected in 1972 after 23 years of Liberal rule ...

(7 pages) 24 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Sir John Kerr and the Whitlam Dismissal

d the supply bill shortly after Fraser was placed in power.This event was one of the key moments in Australian history and changed Australia dramatically. It was predicted that there would be repercus ... ions in public opinion of the Liberal party for their aggressive approach to taking control but the Australian people focused on the monetary shortcomings of the ALP. The Liberal party, claiming that ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Art and Australian Identity

Through studying artists from different periods in Australian history, we are able to trace the development of and changes in the Australian identity. ... he vibrant impressions of Tom Roberts, to the contemporary analysis of Anne Zahalka, the concept of Australian identity has gone through much remodelling over the ages. Each artist response is differe ... ial issues of the period. However, they are all common in that they represent the sentiments of the Australian public at the time, and what they feel it means to be Australian.Born in England in 1767, ...

(8 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


Australian society today has been affected to quite a large degree by sectarianism. Australia ... ssociated with various religious communities. Among these Christianity has been predominant. Australian society, since 1788 has been predominantly influenced by Christianity- the religion of th ... were allowed to enter the colony. Christianity has been the dominant religion since European-Australian history began. It has had a major and all pervasive influence on Australian society. It h ...

(4 pages) 1796 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith