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This is the first of two audits to assess Victoria Police’s progress towards building a safer, more respectful organisation. This audit sought to assess Victoria Police’s progress towards implementing the twenty recommendations contained in the previous Phase 1 report, released in December 2015.
The Pacific Islands have the lowest level of female parliamentary representation of any region in the world, and electoral trends point to the very slow pace of change. There are 19 male members of parliament to every one female member in the...
On 22 August 2016, AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin released this report, following an independent review of the organisation by former Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick.
The report followed extensive consultation with more than 1,000 AFP members over the past six months....
Muslims in Australia are an ethnically and culturally diverse group. Muslims are currently the third largest religious group in Australia and their numbers are predicted to grow significantly in the coming decades. Previous research has shown that, even though Australian Muslims tend to be well...
The findings of the review are outlined in this report, along with a comprehensive and integrated set of recommendations that seek to promote safety and gender equality within Victoria Police and drive organisational transformation.
The articles in this special themed section were submitted by presenters at the Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association’s 2012 Annual Conference on the theme ‘Racialising Desire’. This introduction briefly outlines the subject of ‘racialised desires’ while canvasing the articles collected within.
Muslims in Australia investigates the basis of Australian society's fear of Muslims by tracing their history since the Afghan settlement in 1860. The author investigates how events such as September 11 and Bali terrorist attacks reinforce suspicion and fear, giving an insight into what it...
Argues that racial discrimination by Victoria Police continues throughout Metropolitan Melbourne despite recent efforts to curb racial profiling.
Racialised policing has again made international headlines after recent multiple murders of young black men in the United States. This has led to...
This book is a celebration of The Centre for Multicultural Youth’s (CMY) 20th anniversary, as well as a celebration of human rights, diversity and the hopes of young people. CMY’s journey from its early goal to create a better community for newly arrived young people...
Abstract : Increasingly minority youth, especially from Muslim backgrounds, have been seen in Australian public policy and the media as potentially disruptive and transgressive. In some European societies similar young people have been portrayed as living in parallel and disconnected social spaces, self-segregated from...