Talk:Dutch Australian

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Names in list[edit]

Note: Not everyone with "Van" or some variation of is necessarily of Dutch origin. Please have a source available before adding to the list. -- Mattinbgn/ talk 14:11, 10 June 2007 (UTC)

term "Dutch Australian"[edit]

there is a {{cn}} tag in the first sentence for the actual term. I dont think the definition of the term shouldnt need a source, as common sense explains it (of course a source for the definition would be lovely all the same). Here is academic output that uses the term [1] John Vandenberg 00:00, 11 June 2007 (UTC)

  • The term "Dutch Australian" isn't used commonly in Australia. The majority of the sources refer to the "Dutch in Australia". If "Dutch Australian" is used as a term, it is usually used to denote a joint Australian and Dutch connection eg. Dutch Australian Association. The source tag was introduced to show that the term is not accepted as a notable use of the term. Assize 06:05, 11 June 2007 (UTC)
    • I do not agree; it is the most common term used to describe Australians of Dutch heritage. See books and academic output that mentions "Dutch Australian" and specifically "Dutch-Australian immigrants". John Vandenberg 06:17, 11 June 2007 (UTC)
      • The Macquarie Australian Dictionary doesn't include it as a term (the only similar term is Anglo-Australian), so Macquarie doesn't consider it in general usage in Australia. I guess we will have to just differ on this. Assize 12:00, 15 June 2007 (UTC)

Speedy tag[edit]

This article does not befit the parametres set by {{hangon}}, but a tag has come up. Anonymous Dissident Utter 07:33, 11 June 2007 (UTC)

Stub[edit]

Considering the number of refs, and the content as at this date it is no longer a stub by any means SatuSuro 00:53, 3 June 2008 (UTC)