The Vietnam war was NOT in Australia. It happened in Vietnam. Life in Australia did not change much due to the Vietnam war.
The North Vietnam Army (NVA) and the United States.(with help from Australia and minimal help from South Vietnam)
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 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.
Australia sent Warships (Destroyers); Infantrymen and Centurion tanks to Vietnam.
Cause if Australia didn't, the communist in North Vietnam would separate south to Australia.
There were "Hawks" in Australia too.
Both were members of the South East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) - as was the Republic of South Vietnam.
Australia was a primary ally to the US during the Vietnam War.
Australia too, had a draft.
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
A wide variety of Australians were against Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war, especially young Australians, who were being conscripted to help The USA bolster an unpopular government in Vietnam for strategic reasons.
Australia began exiting the war in Vietnam in 1970 and most all troops were out of the country by 1973. They did briefly send troops back in 1975 to help Australian embassy workers evacuate during the Fall of Saigon.
Australia officially committed one Infantry Battallion and supporting units to the Vietnam War on 29 April 1965.