White Australia policy

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White Australia policy

n
(Historical Terms) history an unofficial term for an immigration policy designed to restrict the entry of non-White people into Australia
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As the existed laborforce was not sufficient to absorb employment opportunities, the government abolished WHITE AUSTRALIAN policy and adapted liberal migration policy allowing migrants from Non English Speaking countries based on a point system for skills and education.
However, regarding the information given about the mission in New Norcia, it is unbalanced as three articles deal with the life of Bishop Salvado and give an almost chivalrous image of his deeds, while only one article deals with some of the consequences of the genocidal White Australian Policy, as experienced by a member of the Stolen Generations, Alf Taylor, who was forcibly moved to this mission.
She describes British settlement during the colonial period, the displacement of indigenous people, and the White Australian policy and subsequent failure, followed by the period of multiculturalism.