Person

John van Kooy

Guide

Planning for welcoming and inclusive communities: guidelines for regional growth

Regional migration can stimulate economic growth and revitalise communities, while offering new migrants opportunities to integrate into Australian society. These guidelines are designed to help regional and remote communitiess — in partnership with service providers, development authorities and the three tiers of government — to...
Commentary

Settling migrants in regional areas will need more than a visa to succeed

E⁠n⁠c⁠o⁠u⁠r⁠a⁠g⁠i⁠n⁠g⁠ ⁠m⁠i⁠g⁠r⁠a⁠n⁠t⁠s⁠ ⁠t⁠o⁠ ⁠m⁠o⁠v⁠e⁠ ⁠t⁠o⁠ regional areas could be a win-win' scenario,⁠ as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Report

Humanitarian migrants, work and economic security on the urban fringe

This report offers insights into how service providers, community groups and policy makers respond to increasingly diverse local populations, including newly arriving humanitarian migrants, to foster economic security and social inclusion.
Report

Giving asylum seekers a chance: insights from a pilot employment program

What is needed to overcome the disadvantage faced by asylum seekers when competing in the labour market?
Report

Employer toolkits: towards inclusive employment?

Employer toolkits are designed to help employers remove barriers for particular jobseekers, including young people, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups and mature-age workers. This study of 20 toolkits examined the propositions used to engage employers and the tools provided, in order to assess the...