Essays Tagged: "Australians"


Most Australians are governed by three levels of government - local, state and federal. For instance,a fa ... Council (local) looking after such things asgarbage collection, park maintenance and dog controls. Australians pay their local government bypaying 'rates' - paid according to the area and position of ...

(2 pages) 216 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"A Town Like Alice" by Nevil Shute

d the culture affects them so there are no sharp limit between them.An example from the book is the Australians, whose culture is rather close to the English, but there are few Englishmen who would ha ... are few Englishmen who would have liked the loneliness in the big country Australia, and even fewer Australians, (I think), would feel comfortable in the crowded England.Another example in the book th ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alcohol, how behaviour changes when alcohol is introduced

on human behaviourFrom the above facts it is clear that alcohol has a major impact on the lives of Australians. This is particularly more so because it is not illegal and because it is so widely used ... provides general information about the source of alcohol, some statistics on the drinking habits of Australians and the interation of this drug with the law and sociaty. The effects both intermidate a ...

(4 pages) 262 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Song Analysis for "My Kind Of Scene" by artist "Powder Finger" Topic: Discuss the relevant lyrics and explain what message the song is giving that you think is important for the future.

name of the song and also the main chorus which is "It's not my kind of scene." I think that if all Australians where to think that about life and the things that some people do the way this song says ...

(2 pages) 89 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"Drugs" and Australian laws

People drink to relax, celebrate and have fun. Alcohol is part of most social occasions. One in two Australians (aged 20 to 59 years) drink alcohol at least once per week. In 1997 Australia had the se ... est per capita consumption of absolute alcohol of the English speaking nations. In 1997, over 3,600 Australians died due to the effects of alcohol. This represents 16% of all drug-related deaths and 2 ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Society & Culture How do identity, the effects of discrimination and degrees of equality affect Aboriginal Australian's in Australian society?

odern social and cultural factors.There are clear differences between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians across all displays of value of life. Aboriginals are identified as the most disadvantag ... aboriginal population was decimated. This leads to conflict between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginal Australians.Aboriginals became the minority group with a low social class in Australian society henc ...

(4 pages) 232 3 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Plastax: Should Australia have a tax on plastic bags? YES!

Australia should have a tax on plastic bags. Australians use 6 billion plastic bags every year. They kill more than 100 000 birds, whales, seals ... been reduced by 90% since then. (Bag tax begs wider debate, Townsville Bulletin) In a survey 79% of Australians said that they would support a similar tax in Australia if it could bring around the sam ... ults. (Bag tax begs wider debate, Townsville Bulletin)According to a national survey, nearly 80% of Australians support a 25¢ levy on plastic bags. (Buyers back levy on plastic bags, Townsville B ...

(2 pages) 62 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Violence in Sport

a sense of fun and fairness, and that spectators can enjoy themselves without getting carried away.Australians idolise sport and have numerous heroes from different sporting sectors, if you were to a ...

(3 pages) 99 0 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Australia in the 1950s and aboriginal life.

icans who had served in the war.These early post-war migrants were often held in suspicion by older Australians. They were un-use to cultural differences and sometimes saw migrants as a threat to thei ... ants.In the 1940s and the 1950's, they were denied the full civil and human rights enjoyed by other Australians. Most Australians thought of aboriginal people as so primitive and backward that they co ...

(2 pages) 98 3 2.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Law in society.

individuals see the world through eyes reflecting their own culture, thus as a consequence, not all Australians think and behave in the same manner; they are a collection of difference. In terms of th ... tices and values within the system, while continuing to be fair to everyone but it does entitle all Australians to be free from discriminatory practices, equality of treatment and opportunity, the rig ...

(3 pages) 88 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

National Identity in Australia as presented by television broadcast television.

ages 64-65)We live in an imagined community. Australia. And as citizens of this nation, we are Australians - this is who we are, it is our national identity. Benedict Anderson defines a nation as ... ications of the world; it's ideological discourse upon its audience. Through Australian television, Australians are culturally constructed, subjective to one language (the broad, uncouth Australian to ...

(8 pages) 117 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

How Immigration Has Shaped The Australian Identity.

main aim of this act was to keep Australia as similar as possible to its original British culture. Australians believed that the white race was superior to that of other non-European cultures, howeve ... adopting Australian culture and values. It also incorporates economic justice for migrants and all Australians by providing welfare payments and fair wages.Australian Identity has changed considerabl ...

(3 pages) 261 9 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

This essay explores the effect that television (as a new media form) has on culture.

omes. In Britain in 1950, '10% of homes had T.V sets'. (Thompson, 1997: 28,41) Today, about '99% of Australians own at least one television set and, on average, they spend over 20 hours a ...

(9 pages) 529 2 4.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A welcome to imigrants in Australia.

"Australians all let us rejoice for we are young and free."This, the first line of our nation's anthe ... untries throughout the world are still fighting for.The road to this freedom was not conflict-free, Australians have had the courage to stand up for what they believe in through the passage of time - ... iance by the miners displayed their desire not to be controlled by the government of the day. These Australians wanted to be consulted on the direction of the country - they wanted political freedom a ...

(4 pages) 84 4 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Australian history.

t took control of ordinary peoples lives' by introducing conscription and censorship. They deprived Australians at home food and soldiers at war ammunition and rations. The term meant by 'Total War' i ... urity act was passed on September 7th, 1939. A department was set up in government control and told Australians what they wanted to know. The government controlled the press, television stations, news ...

(6 pages) 80 2 2.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Australian Identity Through Poetry.

e is also a common awareness of Australia as a whole. The Australian identity also concerns the way Australians are viewed by other people. There are many different aspects to this identity, which inc ... resting view of Australia, mainly using contrast to express the point of view. It communicates most Australians' love of the bush, and the outdoors, and their pride in Australia, and also the very ste ...

(4 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Creation of TV and its spread to a global level.

ustralia in 1956 and it brought with it a mass culture that would influence and change the lives of Australians. For television to become a popular culture if first needed to be accessible to Australi ... n rate in Australian society with people watching around 2 to 6 hours of television every day. With Australians having easy access and a large consumption of television it can be said that television ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Christianity in Australia.

ation. That number has been slowly but steadily decreasing since the mid 1950's and this is because Australians are turning away from traditional religions as organised Christian churches continue to ... g away from traditional religions as organised Christian churches continue to be locked in the past.Australians are turning away from organised Christian religions for many reasons but one of the majo ...

(4 pages) 104 2 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Women in sport in Australia.

ing attitude has a big impact in the way women's sport is represented as it focuses on men's sport. Australians have interest in more men's sport because they display more skill and are more exciting ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Why e-commerce is experiencing an increase in consumer and business usage.

inesses catering for today's generation's desire for convenience, efficiency and user-friendliness. Australians are taking advantage of and utilizing the wide-ranging services of e-commerce enterprise ...

(3 pages) 170 0 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers