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How did conscription end in Australia?

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Australian Government officially ended the Australia "Conscription" service in 1972.

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When did conscription end in Australia?

end of conscriptionconscription in Australia ended on dec2, 1972.

What influence has Vientam had on Australia?

It Put an end to conscription and led to the fall of the liberal government of the day.

What effect did conscription have on Australian familles?

Conscription deeply divided Australia in the early 1900's. Many families (and citizens for that matter) did not agree with boyhood conscription, so an opposition was formed. Conscription is no longer practiced in Australia.

What was the conscription rate for Australia for World War 1?

Australia didn't have conscription during WWI; it was first used in the Vietnam War.

Which groups were for and against conscription in Australia?

I only know the group which was against conscription and that was theAnglicanchurch and it showed a large percent of them votes no for conscription.

Peoplegroups that opposed conscription in World War I?

who opposed (argued against) conscription in Australia during world war 1 and why? who opposed (argued against) conscription in Australia during world war 1 and why?

When was conscription first used in Australia?

In 1911

When did conscription end after World War 1?

In England, WW1 conscription ended in 1919. For twenty years, there after that, there was no conscription in Britain. In 1939, conscription for World War II began, and did not end until the mid-1960's.

Should Australia have supported conscription during world war 1?

That question is asking an opinion. In MY opinion, Australia did the right thing to not introduce conscription. The war was won anyway. Conscription would have only lead to more deaths.

What effect did conscription have on Australia?

Riots, protests, demonstrations.

When did gough whitlam end conscription?

The Australian draft (conscription) ended in December 1972.

When did conscription end in the US?

In 1973.

When was conscription used in Australia during the Vietnam War?

Conscription was introduced in Australia by the Holt Government due to the National Service Act passed in 1964. This continued until 1971 when Australia pulled out of the Vietnam War.

When did conscription start in Australia?

conscription started in Australia when mr king jong il created a porno. and Australian troops wer angry and started bating over it. in 1965

Why did gough whitlam end conscription?

cause he did

What year did conscription end in Britain?


What are the cons to introducing conscription in Australia?

Australia has never had a problem getting the soldiers it needed for a war. conscription however can be handy if you are looking for canon foder that hasn't had much money spent on it in training.

How did they show their support towards conscription in World War 1?

Australians did not support conscription in WW1 all the troops Australia sent were volunteers.

Why didn't Australia pass a referendum for conscription during the Vietnam War?

Australia had conscription in place and active , before the Vietnam war in 1972 ,( or somewhere close to that) in the elections, the labor party defeated the democratic party. this was due to the labor party promising to abolish conscription and allow conscripted soldiers out of the army when labor won this did happen and there has not been conscription since

What did Gough Whitlam do to end conscription?

By being elected on December 2nd 1972, Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam advocated for the end of conscription. By achieving the votes in the Upper House and Lower House, the bill was passed to abolish conscription. Also, public support strengthened the bid to abolish conscription.

Vietnam conscription in ausralia?

Yes, Australia drafted men during the war.

Conscription in Australia durin World War 1?

whats the actual question?

When has Australia used conscription?

Like the US, the last time was the Vietnam War.

Was conscription used in WW1?

No. The people of Australia voted "No" in two separate referendums.

Is military service mandatory in Australia?

No, military service has never been mandatory in Australia although, in times of need, conscription has been introduced which means that all males between certain ages must register for miltary services. Australia's contribution to WW1 was achieved by voluntary service, conscription had been introduced towards the end of WW2. Conscription was reintroduced in the 1950's and ended in 1972. The majority of Australian soldiers sent to Vietnam were conscriptees.