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Colonization Of Australia

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Before colonisation
• The original custodians of Australia are the two Indigenous populations, the Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people.
• Indigenous people thrived in the natural environment with their unique social, cultural and spiritual ways of living and each community had its own language and traditions.
Colonisation
• With the arrival of the British came the lack of understanding of Indigenous culture, armed conflict, food shortages and disease.
• Indigenous people became governed by new laws which dictated their lifestyle conditions, including where there they could live.
• Laws were introduced that enabled the forcible removal of children, which is now referred to as the ‘Stolen Generations’.
• Many Indigenous lives,
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