Culturally and linguistically diverse
Non-English speaking background
Reporting on the health of culturally and linguistically diverse populations in Australia: an exploratory paper
This report explores the use of linked data to report on the health of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations, including its benefits, challenges and limitations. It investigates each of the available CALD variables individually, using three health outcomes to explore differences between CALD groups...
Throughout this inquiry, the Committee heard about many barriers preventing culturally diverse older people from accessing the services they need when they need them. This report draws upon comprehensive evidence received from expert stakeholders and people with lived experience to make 61 findings and 76...
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.
'An oasis of integration in our country': evaluation of the Multicultural Enterprise Development Project
The Multicultural Enterprise Development Project was designed to assist people from refugee, humanitarian or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds to improve their employment opportunities and social integration through targeted support. This report outlines the findings from an evaluation of the project.
Through investigating the existing data and literature around those groups disproportionately represented as victim-survivors of coercive control and those who experience specific controlling behaviours, this paper explores the intersectional complexities of coercive control experiences and the potential barriers to seeking support in Australia.
People from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds: an open access annotated bibliography (4th edition)
This 4th edition of an open access annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds.
This pilot project focuses on Australian Chinese peer support groups as an entry point to future research which will include diverse cultural groups. Findings of this project contribute to the knowledge about cultural competence in disability support and peer support activities among people with disability...
Effective health communication during the pandemic has been particularly challenging for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who live in Melbourne’s west. This review draws upon literature from COVID-19 and other pandemic or emergency responses.
This study examines the media literacy needs of those who are already experiencing disadvantage in society due to various reasons. Among the diverse range of groups that experience disadvantage, researchers focused on the needs of four groups: multicultural communities, people with disability, older people in...
This report outlines findings from an Australian study of school practices which aimed to promote the wellbeing and academic development of refugee students.
This report provides some insight into the published content of Chinese-language media organisations in Australia. It examines the production and representation of news stories covering bilateral tensions between Australia and China during 2020, the perceived links between Chinese-language media and the Chinese Communist Party, and...
This publication reports on a second wave of research carried out with newly arrived refugees in Australia. This research points to a series of actions that governments, policy-makers, service providers and civil society can pursue to strengthen their contributions to refugee settlement and integration.
This study examines Australian Muslims’ perspectives and attitudes towards law enforcement agencies.
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.
This is the first national study that captures the diversity of migrant and refugee women, including residency/visa status. It is also the first national study to ask specific questions about domestic violence and controlling behaviours related to the visa and migration status of women.
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.
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.
This paper examines the available research on economic and financial abuse in diverse cultural contexts and how it may be perpetrated within specific cultural communities.
Technology-facilitated domestic abuse and culturally and linguistically diverse women in Victoria, Australia
This chapter presents a snapshot of CALD women's technology-facilitated domestic abuse (TFDA) experiences in Melbourne through the eyes of a small group of domestic violence practitioners.
Stronger starts, brighter futures: exploring trends in the early development of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia
This research examines the early development trajectories of children from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in Australia by exploring the existing evidence base and drawing on a detailed analysis of data from the Australian Early Development Census.