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- 81: The Forever Moving Land
- ... two continents. About 135 million years ago, because of sea floor spreading, Pangea separated into two large land masses: Laurasia (containing North America, Europe, and Asia) to the north, and Gondwana (containing South America, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, and India) to the south. About 180 million years ago, Gondwana started to break up into South America-Africa, Australia-Antarctica, and India. About 130 million years ago, the Atlantic started separating South America and Africa while India sailed towards Asia, crashing into it about 30 million years ago. Australia and Antarctica split about 45 million years ago and North America separated from Europe 5-10 million years later. To this day, the continents are continually moving and will still be moving until the ...
- 82: Quality Issues In System Development
- ... time up until now has been spend planning and organizing, implementation should be smooth and natural, and most importantly quick. The Role of SAA and ACS in the Assurance of Quality The Standards Association of Australia was established in 1922 as the Australian Commonwealth Engineering Standards Association. Their original focus was on engineering, subsequently it expanded to include manufacturing standards, product specifications and quality assurance and consumer-related standards. The role ... a published document which sets out the minimum requirements necessary to ensure that a material, product, or method will do the job it is intended to do. For systems development, both the Standards Association of Australia and Australian Computer Society give the guides and standards to develop a system and to control the quality of a system and to prevent failure from occurring. They also make the standard of the system ... Failure, Canadian Manager, Selim EI Raheb, 9/92 5. Laboratory Systems failure: The enemy may be us, Computers in Healthcare, Stanley J. Geyer, M.D., 9/93 6. Australian Standard Software quality management system, Standards Australia
- 83: White Bay Power Station
- ... received with sceptism within the organization because · It was difficult to determine the degree of subjectivity. · It was nit made within the comparative framework of knowledge of the range of such sites currently existing in Australia. · A significance assessment criterion was not clearly defined nor was the process of assessment. There was also less rational resistance to the acceptance of the possibility that the surplus industrial sites might be worthy of ... achieve anything because no consistent criteria was adopted which cools be applied to all the sites. It was recommended that AESIRB fund a project designed to develop significance assessment criteria for power generation sites throughout Australia. In this study Mackay states “The only apparent way to assess any particular place with an adequate level of rigour is in context of a comprehensive knowledge of a similar class or type.” Mackay determined ... The community was also included in the studies and were given forms to be included in the process. Criteria 1: Significant in the evolving pattern of or for association with, history of power generation in Australia and or exhibiting high diversity of cultural features. q Result: Certainly White Bay measures up to this criterion. q Conclusion: The site is clearly significant according to this criterion. Criteria 2: Significant in possessing ...
- 84: No Sugar
- ... a reversionary text, that is a text that challenges the common beliefs held by society. The text can be classified as a "jarring witness" for it attempts to disrupt, subvert and question existing versions of Australia's history. Davis has attempted to challenge the whites' accounts of West Australia's history and undermine their version with a Nyoongah's version of the past. In order to present reliable information Davis has used both official documents and the personal and communal memories of the Aboriginal ... this as it presents the racist attitudes of the white people by pressuring the Aborigines to adopt the white way of living if they are to coexist. A clear example can be taken from the Australia day celebrations where Billy and Bluey are provided uniforms to wear. However, in an attempt to show how whites still marginalise them from society Davis has described the uniforms as "New but absurdly ill- ...
- 85: Plan and Purpose (Creation) or Time and Chance (Evolution)?
- ... that God made? The Australian Aborigine people originated from India or Southeast Asia, and have similarities in appearance and religious rights (similar ceremonies and traditions) to the Indians. Dingoes, which are native wild dogs to Australia originated in India, and can still be found there. The Indian ancestors told the Aboriginals about the creation of man and the great flood that destroyed the earth. Australian ancestors told their story to the generations, claiming that all people came from three brothers, but when the three brothers arrived in Australia, it was desolate and barren (there was no vegetation, animal life, or people there) because God had destroyed the earth in a grand flood. The Australian Aborigines believed that the milky way is the pathway ... other animals. After Adam sinned, the Tyrannosaurus Rex’s teeth took on a different function, to rip and tear the meat of other animals. (e) How could animals such as koalas cross the ocean from Australia to get to Noah’s ark? How could Noah have gathered two of every species of animal? Before the flood, the earth was one large mass of land, after the flood, however, the waters ...
- 86: Adolescence And Coping
- ... Week 10 reading. -Using the 4MAT system… - Week 10 reading. -Nurturing Kid’s Seven Ways of Being Smart - Week 10 reading. -Family Influences - Week 12 reading. -Meeting The Needs of students… - Week 13 reading. South Australia, 1999. Kaplan, S. A Child’s Odyssey: Child & Adolescent Development West Publishing Company, United States, 1991. Reynolds, V. A Practical Guide To Child Development: Volume 1 The Child Stanley Thornes Ltd, England, 1987. Howell, M. Howell, R & Hastie. P. Foundations Of Health - 2nd Edition Jacaranda Press, Australia, 1984. Hardy, M. Heyes, S. & Crews, J. Studying Child Psychology Butler & Tanner Ltd, England, 1990. Cohen, L. & Frydenberg, E. Coping For Capable Kids Hawker Brownlow Education, Australia, 1993.
- 87: The Last Wave
- ... film, The Last Wave, the director is trying to communicate the idea of a culture within a culture or sub culture. The dominant culture in the film is the white members of society living in Australia. The subculture in the film is the Aborigines who were natives to the land before the white people settled in Australia. The natives sustained their cultural beliefs and ideologies while living in largely populated cities. The dominant white culture imposes their laws , ideas of societal values and moral beliefs on the native Aborigines. Forcing them to ... what is real depends on if you perceive it as real as an individual. To me, the film is saying that their is a definite cultural conflict between the Christians and the Aborigines living in Australia. Whichever one the viewer perceives as being dominant or subdominant, he will perceive the fact that their is a culture clash. The viewer may also see the idea that the Aborigines(tribal) are not ...
- 88: Women's Suffrage In New Zealand
- ... for women, and has an important influence on the worldwide suffrage movement. The achievement of New Zealand women gave a new hope and encouragement for all the women in the world struggling for emancipation. America, Australia, Britain followed New Zealand to give the women political rights. During the fight for the women's suffrage movement, the New Zealand Women' Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) played a prominent role in leading enfranchisement of ... Zealand was important to suffragists in overseas. The Australian experienced the similar ways to the New Zealand but complicated by the federal political structure. South Australian women were enfranchised in 1894 and those in Western Australia in 1899. In 1902 the federal government extended the suffrage to women; by late 1908 all Australian states had done so. (Page, 1993:20) The British movement had far greater obstacles to face. As Britain ... USA merged in the nineteenth century, but the right for American women to vote was not granted until 1920. The reasons that women win the vote in New Zealand are various. Unlike the USA and Australia, New Zealand did not have a large number of states all with different laws and ideas. Only one government had to be persuaded to enfranchise women. New Zealand was a small country that meant ...
- 89: The Australian Dollar
- ... settling into a 118 - 122 range. · Foreign (hedge fund) purchases of A$ in September-October to reverse previous 'short' A$ positions. · More recently, there have been broad-scale A$ purchases on the back of (1) Australia's economic growth outperformance combined with (2) the absence of an RBA interest rate cut (despite easings from the US Fed, Bank of Canada and the New Zealand). Outlook: another look at the fundamentals: The ... the Asian recession, (3) the path of the current account deficit deterioration and (4) the prospects for interest rates. Despite some success in diversifying the export base away from near complete reliance on primary commodities, Australia remains one of the world's most commodity dependant economies, and hence the term "commodity currency" for the A$,. Recent data confirms that primary products account for around half of total exports of goods and ... and HK), and the only two previously little affected (China and Taiwan) have just registered sharp declines in monthly exports compared to levels a year ago. Japan remains a weak link in the recovery process. Australia's current account deficit has often had a strong influence on the exchange rate, with a marked widening usually leading to a weaker exchange rate. The current account deficit has widened from 3.2% ...
- 90: The Death and Dying Beliefs of Australian Aborigines
- ... apparent to people from different religions and can cause certain religions to be labeled primitive and the people to be called savages. BIBLIOGRAPHY Charlesworth, M., H. Morphy, D. Bell, and K. Maddock. Religion in Aboriginal Australia. Queensland, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1984. DeSpleder, L. A., A. L. Strickland. The Last Dance; Encountering Death and Dying. London: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1996. Eliade, M. Australian Religions: An Introduction. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1973. Elkin ... Vermont: Inner Traditions, 1991. Parry, J. K., A. S. Ryan. A Cross-Cultural Look at Death, Dying, and Religion. Chicago: Nelson-Hall Publishers, 1995. Spencer, B., and F. J. Gillen. The Native Tribes of Central Australia. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1968. van Beek, W. E. A., J. H. Scherer. Explorations in the Anthropology of Religion. Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1975.
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