Cultural diversity



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

Australian Chinese disability peer support groups in Sydney

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...
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...
Position paper

Working safely and inclusively through COVID-19 and beyond

This document outlines a set of clear principles to aid and support the Australian arts and cultural sector to make decisions inclusively, and to go beyond compliance and celebrate diversity.
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.
Strategy

Digital culture strategy 2021-24

This strategy document sets out the Australia Council for the Arts' vision for a digitally-enabled and thriving arts and cultural industry. It provides an overarching framework to guide their approach and priorities for digital development.
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.
Literature review

Social inclusion in New Zealand

This rapid evidence review was commissioned in 2019 to summarise evidence about the process of building social inclusion in Aotearoa New Zealand. The review identifies evidence for six important ways to help make New Zealand more socially inclusive.
Working paper

Commuting to diversity

In this study, the authors examined measures of exposure to local cultural diversity based on where people work as well as where they live. Their measure of cultural diversity is based on country of birth, with ethnicity breakdowns for the New Zealand (NZ) born.
Report

Culturally and linguistically diverse parties in the courts: a Chinese case study

This report is the first major New Zealand study that has been conducted into the unique issues and challenges faced by courts, judges, lawyers, prosecutors and interpreters to ensure equal access to justice for culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse (CALD) parties in the courts, and...
Policy report

Mind your tongue

As Australia is compelled to engage with a more confrontational China, there’s a risk that political commentary and media reporting on Chinese influence and interference operations in Australia could affect Chinese-Australian communities adversely. This briefing paper offers some constructive suggestions to address the issue.
Report

How is leadership understood in different contexts?

This paper develops a basis for thinking about how followers form perceptions of leaders, the affect this can have on leadership practices, and why this matters for development. It identifies several key areas as important influences on how followers understand leadership.
Report

Engagement with African-Australian families in South Australian Catholic schools

This project was initiated by Catholic Education South Australia (CESA) with the African Catholic Council and Archdiocese of Adelaide in response to concerns that some African-Australian families were experiencing barriers in accessing Catholic education for their children, and some families whose children were in Catholic...
Strategy

City of Yarra multicultural partnerships plan 2019-2023

This plan aims to make the City of Yarra a place where all people feel welcome and can participate in community life regardless of their race, culture, religion or language.
Discussion paper

Ethnic divides in schooling

This discussion paper examines the impact of increasing cultural diversity on our education system in two main arenas: firstly, variation of educational outcomes of LBOTE students and, secondly, enrolment in schools.
Journal article

Enablers and Barriers of Lean Implementation in Construction Projects

Lean aims to maximize customer satisfaction while minimizing waste. However, Lean philosophy has not been well understood yet in the construction industry for the fact that the complexity and dynamic nature of construction projects bring up uncertainties that may be hardly handled by construction practitioners...
Strategy

Culture vision 2030 - culture with people

'Culture Vision 2030' is still an open, ongoing strategy in Korea. It is based on three values and directions followed by action plans. This strategy shows that the national cultural vision values people's lives, safety, freedom and happiness in life, it emphasizes the equality of...
Submission

ECCV response to the Victorian government’s consultations on the Gender Equality Bill – Exposure Draft

ECCV is pleased to provide this submission towards the development of the Victorian government’s Gender Equality Bill (Bill).
Report

Diverse thinking capability audit of New Zealand boardrooms 2018

This audit is a global first that explains what "diverse thinking" really means for governance, how to increase diverse thinking , the predictors of diverse thinking beyond gender and ethnicity, and how to create a diverse thinking boardroom culture and governance practice.
Conference paper

Application of Social Network Analysis in lean and infrastructure projects

The communication structures between project participants have a great influence on the success of a project. Some can be described explicitly but most are informal and tacit. Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a tool to identify and model actual social structures with a set of...