White Australia Policy

“In 1901, the six colonies on the continent formed the Commonwealth of Australia as a Dominion of the British Empire. That same year, the government passed an act limiting immigration to those of European descent in what was later named the White Australia policy. By effectively limiting the immigration of practitioners of different faiths, this policy ensured that Christianity remained the religion of the overwhelming majority of Australians.”

http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/essays/australia-independence-and-aboriginal-policy

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