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There was no conscription that could force a man to serve overseas. and Australians voted no on this in 1916 and again in 1917.

However military training for Australian men aged 18 to 60 had been compulsory since 1911.

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Q: What were the effects conscription had on Australia in 1916?
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Why was conscription introduced in 1916?

they introduced conscription in order to win the war on the Western front

How did conscription end in Australia?

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

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.

Why did the conscription debates of 1916 and 1917 divide Australians like no other issue had before?

It divided Australia as in it resulted that there were bitter debates and conflict within society at the time and within the labour government itself. The Australian socity divided into pro conscription and anti conscription. It brought to surface underlying conflicts.

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.

When was conscription first used in Australia?

In 1911

What is the opinion of women who opposed conscription by the Australian government in 1916?

Many opposed their male family members being forced to fighting a war in Europe which did not threaten Australia.

Which Australian prime minister introduced conscription in 1916?

This was William 'Billy' Hughes.

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.

When did conscription end in Australia?

end of conscriptionconscription in Australia ended on dec2, 1972.

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