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White Australia

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  • Cheap labour from the Pacific Islands and Asia was a threat to the living standards of Australian workers in the nineteenth century, and so a policy, called the White Australia policy, of excluding immigrants not of European race was widely adopted, though it is now generally disowned.

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  • "Those who believe that the notion of White Australia still persists.

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  • At the same time, I had heard enough about Australian reactions to the flight that evening to realise that it would be quite impossible to operate my aircraft in White Australia.

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  • This recognition came during Australia's much derided White Australia policy, which only ended officially in 1973.

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  • It was the Liberal Party that began the breakdown of the White Australia policy in the early 1960s.

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  • The French might have a better chance of relating to the experiences in this film than White Australia.

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  • The reality is that "border protection" was made a major political issue in politically correct racist (PC racist) White Australia by the extreme right wing Liberal-National Party Coalition from 2001 onwards to pander to the even further right wing, anti-Asian First Nation Party.

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  • Pauline Hanson, the former One Nation leader who polarised Australians with her strident anti-immigration views, invoking echoes of the defunct White Australia policy, wants to become a migrant ... to the United Kingdom.

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  • The constitution was drafted against a backdrop of racism that led to the White Australia

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  • No mention was made of the White Australia policy, which was law from 1901 until 1973.

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