Religious discrimination

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Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do Australians lack protection against religious discrimination?

Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman claims there is no law that prevents people from being discriminated against on the grounds of their religious beliefs, and says there is a "missing link" in Australia's legal regime.
Report

Identifying employment barriers for tertiary-educated Muslim Australian women

Women’s Health West and the University of Melbourne reviewed the current research regarding employment barriers for Muslim women and consulted with community women to learn more about their experiences as jobseekers. During these consultations, women described common barriers, including racial, religious and gender discrimination in...
Report

Measuring social inclusion

The Inclusive Australia Social Inclusion Index provides a unique overview of social inclusion in Australia by covering a wider array of social inclusion issues in one index.
Policy report

Respect and division: how Australians view religion

In order to determine the attitudes of Australians towards religion, the Centre for Independent Studies commissioned YouGov Galaxy to poll more than 1000 Australians. The results outlined in this report reveal that Australians are viewing religion as mostly an individual right to belief, but are...
Report

Islamophobia in Australia - II (2016-2017)

This report offers a multi-faceted analysis of verifed incidents reported to the Islamophobia Register Australia by victims, proxies and witnesses in the two-year period of 2016-2017. The authors call on policy makers and researchers to use the findings for their respective areas.
Policy report

Toxic mutation of an ancient hatred: left-wing antisemitism

Antisemitism — the hatred of Jews — has long been a part of human history, and has appeared in different forms, with different motivations and varying intensities.
Guide

Guide to the protections for freedom of religion

There are a number of protections for freedom of religion in Australian law. This guide outlines the options available for people who wish to make a complaint.
Report

Sharp rise in the share of Americans saying Jews face discrimination

This research reports on a survey of public perceptions of racial, ethnic and religious discrimination in the United States. The survey finds majorities continue to say there is a lot or some discrimination against some groups.
Report

Islamophobia in Australia 2014-2016

This report captures and critically analyses data collected by the Islamophobia Register of Australia reflecting Australian Muslims' lived Islamophobic experiences.
Report

Religious Freedom Review: report of the expert panel

In late 2017, an expert panel was established to examine whether Australian law adequately protects the human right to freedom of religion. This report was delivered to the Australian government in May 2018 and has now finally been released.