Television and Rockn’roll music both arrived in 1956 and had a strong influence on all groups within Australian society, this continues today. Sport has retained an important role in Australian life and has become closely tied to our sense of identity. America and Britain popular culture has influenced Australian popular culture the most: specifically, in films, and music.
Australian’s began to be heavily influenced by America in the areas of popular culture after World War 2, this more importantly came from many Australians getting to experience the American way of life while there was American troops stationed in Australia. Due to America’s advancement in technology, it enabled them to produce this content at a faster rate than Australia as well as at a much cheaper price. Combined with technological advancements it was made much easier for Australians to receive content from America.