Religion in Australia
Religion in Australia is diverse. The Constitution of Australia of 1901 prohibits the Commonwealth government from establishing a church or interfering with the freedom of religion; however, the coun...
Demography of Australia
The demographics of Australia covers basic statistics, most populous cities, ethnicity and religion. The population of Australia is estimated to be 23,788,700 as of 26 March 2015. Australia is the 52n...
Indigenous Australians
Indigenous Australians are the original inhabitants of the Australian continent and nearby islands. Recent findings indicate that Indigenous Australians are probably descendants of the first modern hu...
Australian Aboriginal mythology
Australian Aboriginal myths (also known as Dreamtime or Dreaming stories, songlines, or Aboriginal oral literature) are the stories traditionally performed by Aboriginal peoples within each of the lan...
Dreamtime
Dream time (also dreamtime, dream-time; "world-dawn") is a term for the animist framework and symbol system of Australian Aboriginal mythology,introduced by A. P. Elkin in 1938 and popularized by Wi...
Christianity in Australia
Christianity is the largest Australian religion according to the national census. In the 2011 Census, 61.1% of Australians were listed as Christian. Australia has no official state religion and the Au...
Hinduism in Australia
Hinduism in Australia is a minority religion consisting of 276,000 individuals, representing 1.3% of the total population according to the 2011 census (up from 148,119 in the 2006 census). Hinduism is...
Islam in Australia
Islam in Australia is a minority religious affiliation. According to the 2011 census, 476,291 people, or 2.2% of the total Australian population, were Muslims. This made Islam the fourth largest relig...
History of the Jews in Australia
The history of the Jews in Australia commenced with the British settlement of Australia in 1788. The first Jews to come to Australia were 8 English convicts transported to Botany Bay in 1788 aboard th...
Buddhism in Australia
In Australia, Buddhism is a small but growing religion. According to the 2006 census, 2.1 percent of the total population of Australia, or 418,749 people, identified as Buddhist. It was also the faste...
Sikhism in Australia
Sikhism is a small but growing minority religion in Australia, that can trace its origins in the nation to the 1830s. The Sikhs form one of the largest subgroups of Indian Australians with 72,000 adhe...
Bahá'í Faith in Australia
The Bahá'í Faith has a long history in Australia. The first known mention of events related to the history of the religion was several reports in Australian newspapers in 1846. After sporadic mentions...
Irreligion in Australia
Atheism, agnosticism, deism, scepticism, freethought, secular humanism or general secularism are increasing in Australia. Post-war Australia has become a highly secularised country. Religion does not ...
Stolen Generation
The Stolen Generations (also known as Stolen children) were the children of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent who were removed from their families by the Australian Federal and ...
Australian referendum, 1944
The 1944 Australian Referendum was held on 19 August 1944. It contained one referendum question.
Constitution Alteration (Post-War Reconstruction and Democratic Rights) 1944 was known as the "14 p...
Tjurunga
A Tjurunga or as it sometimes spelled, Churinga, is an object of religious significance by Central Australian indigenous people of the Arrernte (Aranda, Arunta) groups. Tjurunga often had a wide and i...
Australian and New Zealand Unitarian Universalist Association
The Australian and New Zealand Unitarian Universalist Association or ANZUUA is a Unitarian Universalist organisation which serves as the organising body for Unitarian and Universalist congregations i...