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What does it mean to be a refugee?

What does it mean to be a refugee?

Every year, millions of people are forced to leave their homes, their families, flee their countries and seek refuge abroad. And Australia is one of the countries that welcome the largest numbers of refugees annually. From June 20-26 this year, Australia celebrated...

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The role of faith leaders in CALD communications

The role of faith leaders in CALD communications

Is religion important in Australian society? Not only does religion have a historic significance for the world’s cultures, but it remains an indispensable part of human society. Faith and spirituality bring people together as a community, helping those away from home...

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A Brief History of Chinese Migration to Australia

A Brief History of Chinese Migration to Australia

Australia is home to more than 1.2 million people of Chinese ancestry, according to the 2016 census. Of these, two in five (41 per cent) are recent migrants who were born in China. Chinese immigration to Australia has a long and illustrious history that started back...

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The Top 10 Chinese Inventions and Discoveries

The Top 10 Chinese Inventions and Discoveries

Ancient China is known for being an innovative civilisation that has given us some of the most valuable and long-lasting inventions in history. The oldest items found in the territory of the present-day China date back to the Paleolithic period, which is roughly from...

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Cultural Insights Series: Music in China

Cultural Insights Series: Music in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will learn a little about at China’s music.

A country’s music tells a lot about its history and culture. Through the lyrics and melodies of traditional songs we can learn a lot about countries, their people and history.

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Cultural Insights Series: Cuisine in China

Cultural Insights Series: Cuisine in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at the cuisines of China.

A country’s cuisine tells a lot about its history, and Chinese cuisine has had a huge impact on the Australian culinary landscape. In this new episode of our Cultural Insights Series, we’ll talk about the four major culinary systems in China and learn how to cook some classic recipes.

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Cultural Insights Series: Family and Society in China

Cultural Insights Series: Family and Society in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at etiquette in Chinese culture.

Local etiquette tells a lot about the country, its people and culture. In this new episode, Bruce teaches us how to be polite in a Chinese way.

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Cultural Insights Series: Traditions in China

Cultural Insights Series: Traditions in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at etiquette in Chinese culture.

Local etiquette tells a lot about the country, its people and culture. In this new episode, Bruce teaches us how to be polite in a Chinese way.

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Cultural Insights Series: Etiquette in China

Cultural Insights Series: Etiquette in China

In this episode of our Cultural Insights China series, we will take a look at etiquette in Chinese culture.

Local etiquette tells a lot about the country, its people and culture. In this new episode, Bruce teaches us how to be polite in a Chinese way.

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