How well do you know multicultural Australia?
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How well do you know multicultural Australia?

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What was the White Australia Policy?

A policy that prevented non-European immigrants from coming to Australia.

How long was the White Australia Policy enforced for?

70 years

What impact did the White Australia Policy have on Australian society?

It prevented non-European immigrants from coming to Australia.

What led to the eventual abolition of the White Australia Policy?

<p>International pressure and changing attitudes towards race.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the purpose of the Immigration Restriction Act 1901 in Australia?

<p>To exclude all non-European immigrants from Australia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the reason for the growing resentment towards Chinese settlers during the gold rush in Australia?

<p>They were taking jobs from Australians</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the outcome of the dictation test used for screening migrants in Australia?

<p>The test was administered in any European language</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why did the Australian government encourage migrants from Britain after World War II?

<p>To address defence and manpower concerns in Australia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the 'ten pound poms' scheme?

<p>A government program that provided incentives for British immigrants</p> Signup and view all the answers

When did non-Europeans gain the right to settle permanently in Australia?

<p>1947</p> Signup and view all the answers

When did the use of racial criteria for official purposes become illegal in Australia?

<p>1975</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the current stance of Australia on policies based on race and ethnicity?

<p>Australia does not have policies based on race and ethnicity</p> Signup and view all the answers

What has Australia realized about its relationship with Asian countries?

<p>It is becoming significant, strategically and economically</p> Signup and view all the answers

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