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By Allan Dale
Increasingly, Australia’s agriculturalists want to the nation’s north to flee the decline in southern Australia’s water and soil assets. Booming mineral and fuel improvement is usually supporting to force the nation’s fiscal good fortune. while, the south’s conservation zone wish to see a lot of the north preserved as iconic wasteland. either conservation and source improvement pursuits alike are usually at odds with the pursuits of the north’s conventional proprietors, a lot of whom stay trapped in welfare dependency and poverty. certainly, to the ire of north Australians, the earlier 5 many years of north Australian historical past have certainly been characterised through those national-scale conflicts being performed out in neighborhood and native communities.
This publication explores those conflicts in addition to the various rising possibilities dealing with the improvement of the north, suggesting powerful cultural divide among northern and southern Australia exists; one who has to be reconciled if the country as a complete is to learn from northern improvement. the writer first explores the place those historic conflicts may perhaps take us with out a transparent ahead schedule. A story-based own narrative from his lengthy and numerous event within the north provides existence to those issues. ultimately, the booklet then attracts on those tales to assist form a cohesive schedule for the north’s future.
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Accessed 22/11/2013. 4 History’s Slant on the North–South Culture Wars 25 however, his five sons, myself included, have all been deployed in various aspects of the north’s greatest cultural battles. Through my eyes, the following chapters tell some of the more revealing stories from these battles. References ANZECC (Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council) and (ARMCANZ) Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia Joint Working Group (1996) Draft national strategy for rangeland management.
Apart from its origins in resource declines in the south, the resource exploitation agenda has also been fed for generations by southern ‘fears’ about northern Australia, so well described by Henry Reynolds. These fears used to be based on the ‘empty’ north being perceived as a security risk from our Asian neighbours and refugees and on fears about the north’s multi-cultural makeup. At the same time, southern Australian’s have always seen the ‘new colonial’ opportunities the north presents for capitalists and workers alike.
It was a protected industry and he wasn’t required to join up. Despite this, with characteristic speed repeated in two later conflicts, he joined the Militia as soon as he turned 18 in 1943. He later joined the regular army and served in the 24th Australian Infantry Battalion in New Guinea, Australia’s most northern territory, and the Solomons (Fig. 1). In preparation for service, Harry trained on the Atherton Tablelands before being sent Bougainville. This initial connection with the north was to ultimately lead to a lifelong drive to revisit the north’s beauty and remote solitude.
Beyond the North-South Culture Wars: Reconciling Northern Australia's Recent Past With Its Future by Allan Dale