Pros And Cons Of Living In Australia

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On average, urban Australians live 2.25 years longer than people living in the outback (“Life”). The desert of the outback acts as a barrier between urban people and rural people. Those living in the outback don’t have access to all the things those living in urban cities do. The outback can make life more difficult for those living in it. People in the Australian outback live differently than those living in urban Australia because of medical care, education, and jobs. People in the Australian outback and people in urban Australian cities receive medical care very differently. Those in urban areas are more likely to be healed than those in the outback (Lui, Sutton, Vincent, Oei, Bajuk, Abdel-Latif). Urban people can get to hospitals faster, and there are more nurses and doctors in urban Australia. The people living in the outback do have something that those in urban areas don't, bush medicine. The people in the outback know how to use plants to make medicines, like creams to be rubbed on the body, and medicines to be inhaled or drunk (Kamenev). To help people in the outback get emergency care, the Royal Flying Doctor (RFD) has medical chests in the rural areas (“Royal”). These chests store basic…show more content…
The School of Air teaches kids in the outback through radios they provide. The kids listen to their classes that use the same curriculum as standard Australian classes (“Australian”). Few villages in the outback have schools, and those that do have schools that aren’t of a high quality and students normally have to be encouraged to attend class. In urban cities, kids come to school in required uniforms, they are also given sun cream and sun hats. These schools have nice facilities and well trained teachers. Students can attend extra help and gifted student classes. The lives of urban dwellers and those living in the outback differ greatly in medicine, education, and
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