Impacts of World War Two on Australia (Political (Related to the…
Impacts of World War Two on Australia
Related to the economy & business.
Introduction of rationing.
Growth of manufacturing industries.
Greater government control over the economy.
Related to the government, laws & politics.
Increased use of propaganda
Introduction of federal income tax.
Introduction of censorship.
Involvement in creation of the United Nations.
Weakened ties with Britain.
Stronger alliance with the Unites States of America.
Passing of the National Security Act.
Introduction of conscription.
Related to society, people & culture, etc.
Expansion of welfare & social security.
Creation of post-war immigration programmes.
Changes to womens work.
Internment of German, Italian & Japanese Australians.
Growing influence of American culture.
Little or no change.
Continued discrimination against Indigenous Australians.
Indigenous veterans excluded from benefits (pensions, RSL)
Continued discrimination against Asian people.
Expansion of migration programmes, while Australian policy still in place.
Limited changes in women's roles.
Political systems unchanged.
Remaining core Australian ideas/values and democracy, egalitarian.