The Vietnam war was NOT in Australia. It happened in Vietnam. Life in Australia did not change much due to the Vietnam war.
Australia never fought Vietnam.
Australia was in Vietnam as part of Britains alliance with the USA. Australia was there in a police action as was USA, not at war with Vietnam.
Australia sent a regiment of Centurion tanks to Vietnam.
Australia entered the Vietnam War because Australia feared that they would have to face the spread of Communism.
As our ally, they followed our lead. When we departed, they departed.
Australia became our ally in the war.
Australia deployed a regiment of their Centurion tanks to Vietnam.
At the end of the Vietnam War, Congress refused to support South Vietnam any longer.
There were "Hawks" in Australia too.
The president of South Vietnam at the end of the war was Nguyen Van Thieu.
Cause if Australia didn't, the communist in North Vietnam would separate south to Australia.