Matteo Vergani


Defining and identifying hate motives: bias indicators for the Australian context

This report presents bias indicators for the Australian context and discusses their concept, uses, benefits and risks. The bias indicators presented are the result of extensive consultations with local experts, including academics and practitioners working in law enforcement agencies, government and non-government organisations and community...
Journal article

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on delivery of services to CALD communities in Australia

This policy briefing paper is presented as part of an Australian Research Linkage Project on mapping social services in multicultural communities, where one of its key objectives is to understand the experiences of service delivery and provision modes to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Asian Australians’ experiences of racism during the COVID-19 pandemic

This research examines Asian Australians’ experiences of racism before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers examined how these experiences are associated with their mental health, wellbeing and feelings of belonging.

Tackling hate in Australia: stocktake report 2019-2020

This report examines the exceptional fragmentation and lack of coordination of responses to hate crimes, hate speech and hate incidents across the country.

Barriers to reporting hate crime and hate incidents in Victoria: a mixed-method study

This report provides important evidence for all stakeholders involved in tackling hate in Victoria, including policy-makers, law enforcement agencies and community organisations, to better understand how to address community reporting barriers.