I am here to offer my perspective as a non white person who has been living in Australia for a number of years, and had experience living in another English speaking western country. Before I begin, I know I probably get a lot of hate for what I am about to say, and this is the reality we have to live with on a daily basis in Australia. So for the haters, you can save your words, but if you are here for a constructive discussion then you are welcome. True there are countries that are more racist than Australia, such as China and Japan as many white Australians love to bring up, but I believe such comparison is flawed in nature.
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At the time of first European contact, it has been estimated that the indigenous population was at least ,, while recent archaeological finds suggest that a population of , could have been sustained. This was due to Armytage and Batman's massacres, genocide and ethnic clensing. See The Black Wars, where Aboriginals were rounded up and t. Many Aboriginal women were raped, their remaining descendants are all of mixed Aboriginal-Settler ethnic heritage. In the past, indigenous Australians were subject to racist government policy and community attitudes[ citation needed ]. The indigenous population in was estimated at 93,, in as ,, in as ,, and , in
The Racism And Discrimination Asian Australians Put Up With
Larger text size Very large text size It is being harassed on public transport, constantly being asked, ''Where are you from? This is how racism looks in Australia today - and it is becoming increasingly prevalent. Rebecca Kay has experienced abuse and threats since converting to Islam. Dean Sewell The latest Mapping Social Cohesion survey by the Scanlon Foundation found 19 per cent of Australians were discriminated against because of their skin colour, ethnic origin or religious beliefs last year - up from 12 per cent in It was the highest level since the survey began in
Stupidly, I treated it as a little experiment. As an adoptee, I had grown up with white parents in a white town in rural Connecticut. My only knowledge of Asian culture was Chinese food and, when I was growing up, a number of meetings of adopted children that still haunt me, though I realize that my parents had my best interests at heart.