Aboriginal people were encouraged and assisted to become Australian, they would have the same rights. Forget their own culture and live like Europeans. It was based on the mistaken belief that Aborigines would accept the loss of their culture. Integration: aboriginal people fought for the right to participate equally in mainstream society. They didn’t want to lose their culture or self identity. Herbert Groves question the slam. Policy. In 1965, Commonwealth Conference on ABA Policy, oscillation was changed to one of integration.
Shortage of ships: Government began to look elsewhere for migrants elsewhere; Baltic States such as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as they looked similar to the British. Then opened to Greece, Germany, Holland and Italy. Almost 170,000 migrants came to Australia between 1947 and 1954. Almost 7000 non-European migrants arrived in Australia between 1966 and 1970. Sass’s; policy changed allowing Asian migrants. Reasons for policy changing: migrant increase, world criticism and the signing of humanitarian reasons. Australia was promoted as a multicultural nation