Category Archives: Racism

Is there such a thing as an #AustralianIdentity ? If so, when and how did it develop? #PLT110

Is there such a thing as an ‘Australian identity’? If so, when and how did it develop? I find this to be a difficult question to definitively answer. Stereotypical answers would include phrases and words like ‘the lucky country’, ‘mateship’, … Continue reading

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Ugh! The #WhiteAustralia policy… #PLT110

I never understood this one… we’re all human no matter what colour or creed we are. This policy is the part of Australia’s history I will always be ashamed of. Of course, our current Prime Minister is working on topping that one too… … Continue reading

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