Multiculturalism

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Report

Mapping social cohesion: the Scanlon Foundation surveys 2020

The thirteenth edition of the Mapping Social Cohesion research came in a year like no other. Drawing on more than a decade of benchmarking data collected in previous Scanlon surveys, this report provides insight into the resilience of Australian society when faced with a major...
Report

Issues facing diaspora communities in Australia

During the course of this inquiry, a number of organisations emphasised the value of diaspora communities, the contributions they make to Australian society and their potential to positively impact Australia's relationship with their home countries. This report outlines some interesting findings about multicultural Australia.
Report

Diversity on and off screen in Australian film schools

This report outlines the results of a national survey measuring levels of diversity (in gender, gender identity, cultural background, disability status and sexual orientation) on screen and behind the camera in Australian university capstone or culminating screen production units during 2019.
Conference paper

What about we hold another cultural festival? Negotiating cultural difference in local communities

The aim of this paper is to discuss the ways in which cultural difference is articulated in local communities through the practices and actions of local individuals, groups and government.
Conference paper

Multiculturalism and the spatial assimilation of migrant groups: the Melbourne and Sydney experience

The later 1960s and early 1970s was a period of significant change in official attitudes towards immigration and the absorption of migrant groups coming into Australia. This period marked the end of the White Australia policy and, by 1973, new regulations to permit entry based...
Conference paper

The development of ethnic community capital in Sydney: creation of a multicultural city

Using the concept of “ethnic community capital” and using data provided by 344 ethnic communal organisations, this paper outlines major social, economic, and spatial aspects that have helped establish Sydney as a multicultural capital on the Pacific.
Report

Supporting Muslim families and children in dealing with Islamophobia

This paper provides insights into the challenges confronting parents and their children who experience Islamophobia in Australia, highlighting that countering Islamophobia, discrimination and bigotry continues to be urgent and essential for the mental welfare of Muslim families and the wellbeing of society.
Conference paper

Consensus is overrated: how agonistic pluralism and radical planning challenges the post-political city

This paper asks: How can planning processes be transformed to better accommodate agonistic conflict in the form of activism as a legitimate practice in the pursuit of a more democratic city?
Report

Ageing in multicultural Western Australia

The challenges faced by older Western Australians from culturally diverse backgrounds are highlighted in this report, which has been prepared to assist with service planning and work to combat ageism, discrimination and financial stress.
Policy

Multicultural policy for the Northern Territory 2020-2025

The Northern Territory government has released their multicultural policy for 2020-25, which aims to drive more positive outcomes for the migrant and multicultural community in the Northern Territory.