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The Americanisation of Australian Culture

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A look at the effects upon Australian culture by Americanisation - the effect upon a local culture by the long-term and large-scale importation of elements of a crass consumerist culture founded in the USA.

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Culture of Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Culture of Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | australian popular culture | Scoop.it

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A very comprehensive site on the history of culture in Australia from Wikipedia. Use this site as an introduction to Australian popular culture. Very good starting point, but use other web and print sources.

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THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN TELEVISION

THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN TELEVISION | australian popular culture | Scoop.it

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A comprehensive archival site on the development of television industry in Australia. Provides access to specific television shows from 1950s to present. Invaluable source on how popular culture influences society and society influences the development of Australian television. Suitable for middle secondary students upwards.

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Australian Women's Weekly 1933-1982

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An invaluable resource on Australian popular culture.


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education - Society on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

education - Society on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online | australian popular culture | Scoop.it
Video clips related to Society that have teachers notes on australianscreen.

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Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history

Topic 8 Australia's social and cultural history | australian popular culture | Scoop.it

Scroll down to topic 8 including: effects of TV & radio; surfing; launch of TV; soap operas: pop & rock


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Find Topic 8 which relates to Australian social and cultural history since 1945. This topic will be relevant to middle school students searching on sport, music and entertainment from 1945 onwards.

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WELCOME TO COUNTDOWN MEMORIES.COM

WELCOME TO COUNTDOWN MEMORIES.COM | australian popular culture | Scoop.it

Welcome to Countdown Memories, celebrating the history of Countdown which is a microcosm of Australian music in the late 20th century.


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This website covers the history of Countdown and explores the development of this famous music show on ABC television. It provides evidence of how popular culture ('Countdown') influenced young people and assisted the development of Australian pop and rock 'n' roll music industry from the 1970s to 1990s. Molly Meldrum was the compere of this show.

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