By David Walker, Jan Gothard, Laksiri Jayasuriya

The White Australia coverage keeps to hang-out Australia. right here, best Australian students supply an educated debate at the crucial problems with race, identification and state that might be certain our attitudes to immigration, multiculturalism and Australian-Asian engagement within the twenty-first century.

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He was also noted for his engineering, mainly in regard to surveying and designing irrigation channels to provide water for domestic animals and for flood irrigation. It was at Cheshunt, in Meander Valley in Tasmania’s Central North, that he combined his passions. The mansion is the home that William Archer designed for himself; in its gardens he planted exotic trees, and 52 | 53 in the surrounding forest, wilderness areas and on river banks he collected many native plant species, some of which, such as the conifer Diselma archeri, bear his name.

Among the extensive outbuildings were a kitchen, brick stables and timber barn, along with a toilet building that boasted a three-seater loo, each one a different size. In 1841, Louisa and Charles set about building their own place at Spring Vale, just north of Swansea, but they then resettled at Port Sorell in the north-west, and later lived in various other parts of the state. 46 | 47 George Meredith died in 1856 and Cambria stayed in the Meredith family until it was leased, and later purchased, by the Bayles family.

Foote was forced to sell Calstock in the depression of the 1840s, and it subsequently became a property of the Field family. The family patriarch, William Field, had been transported to Australia for receiving nine stolen sheep as a butcher and made a fortune out of cattle farming in Tasmania after he was freed. 238 per cent of the country’s GDP—billions of dollars, in today’s terms—and he owned one-third of all the land and buildings in Launceston. Westfield, Enfield, Eastfield and Woodfield were among the Tasmanian properties William Field acquired.

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