Essays Tagged: "Immigration Restriction Act 1901"

Australian Political Developments 1901-1914 By Peter Li Question: Explain and discuss 2 major political developments after Federation.

developments which affected the Australian society dramatically. One of these developments was "The Immigration Restriction Act 1901" which stopped immigrants from the surrounding Asian countries. Ano ... a distrust of other races but also believed that they were a much more superior race. In 1901 "The Immigration Restriction Act" was passed by the federal government. "The Immigration Restriction Act" ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Recent debate about multiculturalism in Australia

g migrants to renounce their own heritage? Debates abound and they have been ongoing ever since the Immigration Restriction Act was introduced in 1901. This was the cornerstone of the 'White Australia ... hat it once did when it implemented the White Australia policy, they could be introducing a "Muslim Immigration Act. Or, perhaps, the Judeo-Christian Australia Policy", but fortunately there has been ...

(6 pages) 107 2 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Pluralism and Diversity in Australia

fs. The abolition of the White Australia Policy, secularisation and modernisation have all assisted immigration in reshaping Australia's faith. This essay will seek to examine key factors over the las ... n, "Unity of race is an absolute to the unity of Australia."' (Ryan, M. and Goldburg, P. 2001.) The Immigration Restriction Act of 1901 was the first official bill to restrict non-European migrants an ...

(4 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How has Australia become a multicultural society?

e a multicultural society?Australia first made a step towards becoming a multicultural society when Immigration Minister Arthur Calwell stated, post WW2, that Australia was to 'Populate or Perish". Th ... W2, that Australia was to 'Populate or Perish". This statement led to a policy review, in which The Immigration Restriction Act 1901 was changed to the Assisted Passage Scheme. Following this, Austral ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

White Australia Policy

ed an act ending the employment of people from the Pacific Islands. It also restricted all forms of Immigration. This was known as the Immigration Restriction Act and it remained in place until 1958. ... applicants had to correctly write a passage read to them in any European language prescribed by the immigration officer. This allowed immigration officials to literally hand pick suitable migrants to ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History