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Multiculturalism

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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.
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...
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.
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

Making policy together: reflections from the NSW Refugee Youth Policy Initiative

This report, prepared by Sydney Policy Lab researchers for Multicultural NSW, offers insights on how to better enable young refugees to directly influence the development of the public policies that shape their lives.
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.
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.