Chinese of Australia Between 1901 and 1914  Justin Rodrigues  9.5/9.6 Social Studies
<ul><li>Chinese's people were one of the first non-white immigrants of Australia. </li></ul>The First Settlers
The Reason Why <ul><li>When the convicts started to fade away many rich cattle raisers went to Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Gold Diggers <ul><li>Many of the Chinese people were employed as gold diggers.  </li></ul><ul><li>Their employers payed th...
Population <ul><li>In Australia in 1901 the percent of Chinese population was 0.8%  </li></ul><ul><li>That was roughly 29,...
In The Work Force <ul><li>Many Chinese people were in labouring jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>Most worked in Gold mining. </li><...
Exploitation <ul><li>Many Chinese workers were exploited because of cheap labour. </li></ul><ul><li>This was also useful a...
The Chinese Under Attack <ul><li>The Chinese workers were constantly under attack from European workers as they took their...
Working Conditions <ul><li>Chinese workers also worked in factories. </li></ul><ul><li>The factories they worked in could ...
The Fear <ul><li>There was a law passed called the Factories and Shop act. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though this act was the ...
Children in Work <ul><li>Chinese children sometimes worked even though school was compulsory.  </li></ul><ul><li>They work...
Weight of The Shoulders  <ul><li>Working in Australia seemed rigorous until The Conciliation and Arbitration court was for...
A Story Has Been Told <ul><li>This is the story of Chinese immigrants of Australia between 1901 and 1914 </li></ul>
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Chinese Immigrants Between 1901 And 1904 by Justin Rodrigues

  1. 1. Chinese of Australia Between 1901 and 1914 Justin Rodrigues 9.5/9.6 Social Studies
  2. 2. <ul><li>Chinese's people were one of the first non-white immigrants of Australia. </li></ul>The First Settlers
  3. 3. The Reason Why <ul><li>When the convicts started to fade away many rich cattle raisers went to Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>They brought back many Chinese people. </li></ul><ul><li>The worked for cattle raisers and gold miners. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gold Diggers <ul><li>Many of the Chinese people were employed as gold diggers. </li></ul><ul><li>Their employers payed them next to nothing for working in poor conditions. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Population <ul><li>In Australia in 1901 the percent of Chinese population was 0.8% </li></ul><ul><li>That was roughly 29, 907 people. </li></ul>
  6. 6. In The Work Force <ul><li>Many Chinese people were in labouring jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>Most worked in Gold mining. </li></ul><ul><li>They had poor conditions in the mining fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Many other people started to treat them badly </li></ul><ul><li>There were constant physical attacks on them. </li></ul><ul><li>The main reason was their culture and religion. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Exploitation <ul><li>Many Chinese workers were exploited because of cheap labour. </li></ul><ul><li>This was also useful as Europeans had to accept low wages. </li></ul><ul><li>There was an incident when European workers when on strike the owners hired Chinese men. </li></ul><ul><li>The workers on strike attacked the Chinese men who replaced them. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Chinese Under Attack <ul><li>The Chinese workers were constantly under attack from European workers as they took their jobs as they worked for very little. </li></ul><ul><li>They was constant physical abuse by the Europeans </li></ul><ul><li>On the other side the Big bosses of the company were constantly looking for ways to get the Chinese to work for next to nothing. </li></ul><ul><li>This caries on till today. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Working Conditions <ul><li>Chinese workers also worked in factories. </li></ul><ul><li>The factories they worked in could be as hot as 40 degree Celsius. </li></ul><ul><li>The owners treated them like slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>The usual working times was 8am to 6pm and overtime was not paid for. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Fear <ul><li>There was a law passed called the Factories and Shop act. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though this act was the owners still ignored it. </li></ul><ul><li>They treated them as they did before. </li></ul><ul><li>The Chinese workers could not complain as they would be sacked if they did. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Children in Work <ul><li>Chinese children sometimes worked even though school was compulsory. </li></ul><ul><li>They worked in factories, textile mills and in boot trade. </li></ul><ul><li>Young children were hired because they could get into and clean the small holes in between machines. </li></ul><ul><li>Children were paid 2 cents per hour which was half the average woman’s pay. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Weight of The Shoulders <ul><li>Working in Australia seemed rigorous until The Conciliation and Arbitration court was formed in 1904. </li></ul><ul><li>They acted as a referee to decide an agreement between employers and trade unions. </li></ul><ul><li>The Workers Compensation Act in 1912 was a plan to provide payments to employees who suffered work-related accident or diseases. </li></ul>
  13. 13. A Story Has Been Told <ul><li>This is the story of Chinese immigrants of Australia between 1901 and 1914 </li></ul>

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