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.
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.
Few studies to date have empirically examined the ties between humanitarian-migrant status and circumstances and higher education participation and attainment in Australia. This report fills this significant gap in knowledge.
Communicating COVID-19 health information to culturally and linguistically diverse communities: insights from a participatory research collaboration
This article describes a case study of a participatory research collaboration between culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community leaders and health behaviour change scientists during the COVID-19 crisis.
This issues paper has been prepared to encourage the public to share their views about the experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability.
Racism and xenophobia experiences in Aotearoa New Zealand during COVID-19: a focus on Chinese and Asian communities
The purpose of this research was to document the prevalence, nature and pattern of racism and xenophobia experienced by people in the COVID-19 context, particularly among Tangata Whenua, Chinese, other Asian peoples (apart from Chinese), and Pacific peoples.
Who is most at risk of physical and sexual partner violence and coercive control during the COVID-19 pandemic?
This study shows that, consistent with what is known about patterns of domestic violence more generally, some Australian women were much more likely than others to have experienced physical or sexual violence and/or coercive control during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Tips for clubs and community programs seeking to increase migrant and refugee community participation in sport
The tips outlined in this guide come from the University of Melbourne’s 'Count Me In' program, which was very successful in getting young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to participate in sport.
Participation in sport is an important way to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of young people. However, research by the University of Melbourne shows that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds are missing out on the benefits of sport.