It mirrors US relations.
The Vietnam war was NOT in Australia. It happened in Vietnam. Life in Australia did not change much due to the Vietnam war.
It mirrored the US.
Australia had nothing to do with the Vietnam War.
See: Australia Vietnam War
The same as with the US, normal relations.
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.
They followed the US's lead. What the US did, Australia did.
Australia never fought Vietnam.
Relationships between Australia and Vietnam are generally along the same lines as the relationship between the US and Vietnam.
Australia's relationship with it's allies (USA, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND), US combat troops were involved from 1965 until their official withdrawal in 1973. Australian and New Zealand troops were involved from 1962 to 1973. the war ended on the 30th/APRIL/1975 and their relationship have stayed they same.
Australia sent a regiment of Centurion tanks to Vietnam.
The relationship was good before, during, and after the Vietnam War.
Australia became our ally in the war.
Australia deployed a regiment of their Centurion tanks to Vietnam.
Australia entered the Vietnam War because Australia feared that they would have to face the spread of Communism.
Vietnam was a "hot" battle of the cold war.
Australia was drafting men to fight the war.
Cause if Australia didn't, the communist in North Vietnam would separate south to Australia.
Before the Vietnam War, Australia was quite racist and had the White Australia Policy (only people with white skin, round eyes and who spoke English could come into the country). When the war was over, many South Vietnamese people were left homeless. Australia felt obliged to take them in as we were sent to protect the South Vietnamese in the Vietnam War in the first place. Now Australia is very mulitcultural and Asian countries have a lot to do with our trading and holidays, etc.
Yes, Australia fought in the Vietnam war on the side of the capitalists. They joined the war as a coalition with the US as a proxy war of the Cold War, and fought against the Vietcong and communists in an effort to prevent the Domino effect, an ideological security issue. Furthermore, Australia joined to retain the special Great and Powerful Friends relationship it has with the US in its usual sychophantic manner.
Australia was an ally of the US and sent troops to fight in both WWII and Vietnam.
There were "Hawks" in Australia too.
Australia was a primary ally to the US during the Vietnam War.
Part of SEATO (Southeast Asia Treaty Organization) & ANZUS (Australia New Zealand United States treaty).