Australia entered the Vietnam War because Australia feared that they would have to face the spread of Communism.
Australian troops entered into the Vietnam War on the 29th April 1965.
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
If your referring to the Vietnam war, the first U.S military advisors arrived in Vietnam in 1950.
Australia never fought Vietnam.
Australia didn't have conscription during WWI; it was first used in the Vietnam War.
Australia sent a regiment of Centurion tanks to Vietnam.
Vietnam was part of the cold war.
Australia became our ally in the war.
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.
Yes, during WW1 and WW2, there was no conscriprtion (compulsory military service). Soldiers went to war by choice. But in the Vietnam war, conscription was introduce in Australia and the soldiers were forced for the Vietnam war to go and fight.
Cause if Australia didn't, the communist in North Vietnam would separate south to Australia.
Lyndon Johnson in 1966 was the first US President to visit Australia. He was seeking support for the Vietnam War.
There were "Hawks" in Australia too.
The US. Australia was part of SEATO (South East Asia Treaty Organization) and ANZUS (Australia New Zealand and United States organization).
I know of no illegal "rugs" that entered south Vietnam but there were illegal Drugs that did enter Vietnam.
this was in may 1970 people gathereed in capital cities like sydney it was to go against conscription in Vietnam war
Australia was a primary ally to the US during the Vietnam War.