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Reflection on Jessica Mauboy’s Significant Moment Depict on Australians’ Indigenous
Identity and Traits during her Career
Jessica Mauboy is delighted to be of Aboriginal descent and a popular figure in the
Australian media fraternity.
a. In addition, the singer, born in the Northern Territory, is now using her fame to
advocate for Indigenous Australians’ constitutional recognition because she believes
that there is still so much inequality among Australians (Pascoe, 2019).
b. The Australian character is a fighter and underdog who stood up for Indigenous
Australians during her campaign for constitutional recognition.
c. This essay critically reflects on how Jessica Mauboy’s career embodies various
aspects of the Australian culture and experience; it examines what they have to say
about how indigenous identity is portrayed in the media and how it fits into the
By appealing to the egalitarian aspect of the Australian national heroes or characters, an
attempt to equalize the audition was made in 2006 during the release of another season of
Australian Idol held in Alice Springs; unfortunately, it is contrary to the execution
a. One of Australia’s poorest regions, the Northern Territory also has one of the highest
proportions of Aboriginal people.
b. The decision to hold auditions in Alice Springs rather than Darwin, which is much
more populous, made the auditions more challenging to access, unnecessarily
exacerbating the power imbalance between auditioned and judges.
Jessica Mauboy’s career embodies the actual situation Australians face, which can be
narrowed down to inequality in the constitution.
a. The reality television show Australian Idol featured contestants singing and
competing for national fame and a one million dollar recording contract.
b. From her audition, result, and ideas, it is easy for an individual to conclude that
the Idol implies that both contestants and winners can be regarded as national
characters or individuals (Australians) (Jary, 2022).
c. Government’s push for assimilation in the 1950s and 1960s is minimized in the
I think the aspect of women being portrayed as underdogs and battlers is an intentional
decision to avoid alienating the white audience.
a. The loss of indigenous identity can lead to urbanization to restore the identity. This is
portrayed perfectly by the character Shari Shebben popularly known as Kay, in the
film, ‘The Sapphires.’
b. Over the last decades, urbanized identity has been equated to the bushman; in other
words, the bushman has received strong favoritism. According to Smith (2013), race
and brutality are also issues depicted in the film.
Shari Shebben or Kay where presents the discriminators by coming from a white
V. In order to portray Australians and their country as multicultural, Jessica Mauboy excels
in the performance of Eurovision.
a. The annual Eurovision Song Contest is a celebration of unity and diversity in which
contestants from various European countries compete against one another.
b. Mauboy was chosen as the first guest in 2014 and the representative in 2018 when her
country (Australia) was given a chance to compete in 2015
Her 2018 performance appears to be ironic.
a. I think the reason behind this is that most people did not like her presentation or
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