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Multiculturalism

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Report

Mapping social cohesion 2022

The Scanlon Foundation 'Mapping Social Cohesion' 2022 survey provides critical new information on how social cohesion is faring in Australia. This is the 16th survey in the series dating back to 2007, expanding what is now an unparalleled resource for understanding and tracking changes in...
Report

Victorian government report in multicultural affairs 2020-2021

This report records the many programs and initiatives delivered across government to help multicultural and multi-faith communities progress in what was an extremely challenging year.
Conference paper

Place identity and economic significance of urban forms of ethnic precincts in Melbourne, Australia

This paper examines place identity of neighbourhoods characterised by a large number of Vietnamese and their ethnic businesses in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia. The paper responds to urgent demands for knowledge, tools and strategies to better design and manage Australian cities, neighbourhoods, and public spaces for...
Working paper

Accounting for social difference when measuring cultural diversity

This paper introduces a measure of cultural diversity that takes ‘social difference’ between country of birth and ethnic groups into account.
Report

A roadmap for Australian investors

Capital Human and Impact Investing Australia have created this roadmap. It details how to invest to achieve gender equity, racial equity, diversity and inclusion outcomes by investing in and from Australia.
Report

Award of funding under the Safer Communities Fund

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the award of funding under the Safer Communities Fund was effective and consistent with the Commonwealth Grant Rules and Guidelines.
Journal article

Theorizing to improve mental health in multicultural construction industries: an intercultural coping model

Construction workers are exposed to a range of stressors that lead to mental ill-health. In a multicultural construction workplace, the interactions between workers with different cultural backgrounds may aggravate mental health issues. Existing studies on coping typically focus on a reactive approach to managing stressors...

Working paper

Promoting inclusive education for diverse societies: a conceptual framework

In many countries, schools and classrooms are becoming increasingly diverse along a variety of dimensions. The 'Strength through diversity: education for inclusive societies project' seeks to help governments and education systems address diversity to achieve more equitable and inclusive education systems. This paper presents the...
Report

Mapping social cohesion 2021

As home to people of more than 300 ancestries, Australia is a proud and highly successful multicultural nation. This inaugural and important report by the Scanlon Foundation Research Institute illustrates that the Australian community has kept strong and united through the unprecedented challenges of recent...
Guide

Multicultural policy since 2010: a quick guide

This quick guide provides an overview of the past decade of federal government policy on multiculturalism in Australia.
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.
Book

Creative frictions

Despite over 30 years of arts and cultural policy attention, there remains a widespread view among the general public and artists alike that creative production does not reflect Australia’s culturally diverse population. This book explores the relationship between visionary aspects of practice and policy.
Report

Sharing the stories of Australian Muslims report 2021

This research project sought to learn about Australian Muslims’ concerns, priorities and experiences of hate, violence and negative public commentary in the wake of the tragic Christchurch mosque attack. The project also sought to give Australian Muslims an opportunity to share their stories of successful...
Report

Victorian government report on multicultural affairs 2019-20

The purpose of this report is to provide a snapshot of activities and achievements supporting multicultural and faith communities between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020 across the Victorian government.
Report

New Zealanders’ perceptions of Asia and Asian peoples

This report presents the results of a survey of 2001 New Zealanders aged 15 years and over on their perceptions of Asia and Asian peoples.
Report

Counting culture

This report finds that Australian organisations and business enterprises are missing out on important opportunities by failing to effectively measure the degree and breadth of culturally diverse talent.
Briefing paper

Strategies for promoting integration at the city region level

This briefing paper highlights how many city mayors in the United Kingdom are exploring innovative approaches to promote integration for migrant communities in their city regions.
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

Refugees rejuvenating and connecting communities

This report investigates a study of one refugee community, Hazara Afghans, and looks at the ways the Hazara contribute to and have become a part of the Port Adelaide Enfield area in Adelaide, South Australia.
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.