What is National Identity?
Have a look at the activities on this page, you can work through them with abuddy if you need to understand National Identity better.
What is Australia’s National Identity to you and what does it say about people who are Australian?
Is there a ‘typical’ Australian? If so, how would you describe this person? If not, why not?
Are Australians really different from other peoples? If so, what are the main elements of this ‘difference’?
How are Australians the same?
What are the common important beliefs and activities that keep Australians together?
Where do you see variety and diversity in the Australian people?
Have a read of these for some ideas….
Some questions to think about…
- What do ‘The Australians’ look like?
- What is/are the language/s of ‘The Australians’ like?
- What religions and customs do they practise?
- What work and activities do ‘The Australians’ like to do?
- How do ‘The Australians’ rule themselves?
- What do ‘The Australians’ believe in and value as people?