Category «Australia»

Australian Involvement in the Vietnam War

Australia had supported the French-sponsored government of Emperor Bao Dai in Vietnam.
In 1954 the Viet Minh defeated the French, ending the French presence in the region. (The Viet Minh was formed in China in May 1941 by Ho Chi Minh)
In 1955 The US took over from the French in aiding the Saigon Government.
In 1957 The Australian Prime Minister Menzies reaffirms support to South Vietnam’s President Ngo Dinh Diem.
The war then happened, and Australia followed up with its commitment of support, along with other countries.

Ahmed Fahour – Australia Post

Ahmed Fahour – Australia Post Salary and Profits Ahmed Fahour was once Australia’s highest-paid public servant, receiving a total salary package of $5.6 million (including a $1.2 million bonus) in 2016. Australia Post defended the payout, saying it included a bonus due to Mr Fahour for steering the business [back] into profit in 2016. Last …

White Australia Policy

Immigration Restriction Act 1901 (commonly known as the White Australia Policy) The Australian White Australia Policy came into effect in 1901, after Federation, and was created primarily to ensure the predominance of the British and European within Australia. The main method of the Act was the dictation test, to ensure that a migration applicant knew a …

Working Holiday Visa in Australia

Australian Working Holiday Visas Australia provides the Working Holiday and the Work and Holiday visa programs for young people (18-30) who want to holiday and work in Australia for up to a year. The countries that are able to get places for these Visas are currently listed as: Americas Argentina (subclass 462) Canada (subclass 417) …