Racism

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Guide

Guidelines for addressing spectator racism in sports

These guidelines are intended to promote best practice responses to spectator racism at the professional sporting level. They identify actions that can be taken consistently across sporting codes to ensure that spectators, officials and players are safe, and to promote awareness of what to do...
Journal article

Impact of racism and discrimination on physical and mental health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples living in Australia: a systematic scoping review

This systematic scoping review aimed to assess, synthesise, and analyse the evidence in Australia about the impacts of racism on the mental and physical health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Discussion paper

The threat of identity politics

In this paper, UK historian Simon Heffer argues that much of the power of identity politics is to make normally rational people who consider themselves part of an oppressor majority behave in an irrational and self-hating way.
Report

Racism, racial discrimination and child and youth health: a rapid evidence synthesis

This report, commissioned by VicHealth, presents a rapid evidence synthesis on racism and child and youth health to inform policy, practice and research.
Journal article

She’ll be right mate: Australian complacency and national responses to wicked social problems

This article explores inconsistencies between Australia’s idealised identity as a modern egalitarian society concerned with the welfare of all and the economic and social reality for a significant and growing number of citizens.
Report

Cancelling the culture: Critical Theory and the chasm of incoherence

This report looks at key philosophical and ideological issues underlying cancel culture and examines the flawed foundations upon which Critical Theory rests. The report also sets out some key principles to guide responses to critics who insist that Australia — a country we know exemplifies...
Report

Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities: the report

This report explores quantitative data and qualitative evidence to understand why race disparities in the United Kingdom exist, what works, and what does not.
Report

Drivers of migrant New Zealanders’ experiences of racism

This report explores the drivers of migrants’ experiences of discrimination. The research is purposed to support and inform potential and targeted cross-government and non-government agency responses to discrimination.
Report

Racial equality review of Basketball Australia

In August 2020, the Australian Human Rights Commission was engaged by Basketball Australia to undertake a racial equality review of the sport at a national level. This report outlines the findings from that review.
Discussion paper

Concept paper for a national anti-racism framework

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner, Chin Tan, has announced plans to develop a national anti-racism framework, and is calling on the federal government to support the framework, fully resource it and implement it. This publication describes the key components of what a national strategy to address...
Report

Racism and xenophobia experiences in Aotearoa New Zealand during COVID-19: a focus on Chinese and Asian communities

The purpose of this research was to document the prevalence, nature and pattern of racism and xenophobia experienced by people in the COVID-19 context, particularly among Tangata Whenua, Chinese, other Asian peoples (apart from Chinese), and Pacific peoples.
Report

Do better — Independent review into Collingwood Football Club’s responses to incidents of racism and cultural safety in the workplace

This review focuses on the responses of the Collingwood Football Club to incidents of racism and cultural safety in the workplace, and the adequacy of the processes for addressing it.
Report

Tackling racial harassment in higher education

The recommendations outlined in this report are the product of an advisory group convened by Universities UK in October 2019, and come just over a year after the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission uncovered widespread evidence of racial harassment on university campuses.
Article

10 ways employers can include Indigenous Australians

The results of the first large-scale survey of the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at work give plenty of food for thought.
Report

Gari yala (speak the truth): synopsis report

This project aimed to gain a firsthand understanding of the diversity of Indigenous workers’ experiences. The project is Indigenous-led, and has been overseen by a panel of distinguished Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander academics and employment practitioners.
Journal article

Trauma and violence informed care through decolonising interagency partnerships: a complexity case study of Waminda’s model of systemic decolonisation

This journal article is a nested case study describing a decolonisation approach to health and social services implemented by Waminda South Coast Women’s Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation.
Report

Institutional racism: audit of South Australia’s Local Health Networks

The consequences of institutional racism can have a serious effect and has been widely recognised as needing to be addressed. This report summarises the outcome of the Health Performance Council’s work in this area in South Australia.
Report

Institutional racism matrix audit of South Australia's ten Local Health Networks

The purpose of the report is to assess the levels of institutional racism that Aboriginal people are subject to in South Australia’s local health networks (LHN).
Journal article

“Now we say Black Lives Matter but … the fact of the matter is, we just Black matter to them”

This perspective article addresses the need to examine and address racial violence towards First Nations people within the Australian health system.