President Johnson's visit to Australia during the Vietnam War was met by Australian anti-war protests.
The Vietnam war was NOT in Australia. It happened in Vietnam. Life in Australia did not change much due to the Vietnam war.
Australia had nothing to do with the Vietnam War.
See: Australia Vietnam War
Australia never fought Vietnam.
Australia entered the Vietnam War because Australia feared that they would have to face the spread of Communism.
Australia sent a regiment of Centurion tanks to 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 was drafting men to fight the war.
Vietnam split public opinion between pro-war and anti-war factions.
They protested the draft.
Cause if Australia didn't, the communist in North Vietnam would separate south to Australia.
There were "Hawks" in Australia too.
They never heard of Vietnam before.
Australia was a primary ally to the US during the Vietnam War.
Australia too, had a draft.
Australia was, and remains, an ally of the US.
Australia maintained a military force of approximately 8,000 men in country during the Vietnam War.
Australia deployed approximately 50,000 Australian Servicemen during the course of the Vietnam War; 19,000 men were draftees.
he was the prime minister of Australia and he sent the troops to Vietnam
Australia officially committed one Infantry Battallion and supporting units to the Vietnam War on 29 April 1965.
North Vietnam against South Vietnam The USA, Australia and New Zealand.
Australia sent Warships, Centurion tanks, and Infantrymen into the war.
They started to settle in Australia after the Vietnam war in 1975