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National identity

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Nationality


Policy report

Providing a "fair go" for all

Next25's research demonstrates that the 'fair go' is seen as an important pillar of Australia’s identity – but there is a strong belief that the nation is performing poorly on this. Examining the data more closely reveals nuanced perceptions between demographics. So, researchers dug deeper...
Discussion paper

Teaching national shame: history and citizenship in the school curriculum

In this discussion paper, the author examines the impact of changing approaches to teaching history and citizenship on the cultivation of national identity in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Report

The future of nationality in the Pacific: preventing statelessness and nationality loss in the context of climate change

This report identifies risks of statelessness and nationality loss under current citizenship laws in the Pacific and recommends reforms that will support Pacific Islanders to retain and pass on their citizenship.
Briefing paper

Four leverage points to improve how Australia makes its future

This is a snapshot of the first Next25 Recoded report that explores and synthesises 50 deeply reflective, one-on-one interviews with established and emerging leaders from a diverse cross-section of the future-making system.
Report

Next25 Recoded: understanding and improving how Australia makes its future

This report is the first output from Recoded, Next25's ongoing research and engagement program that builds the knowledge and support required to drive action that improves how Australia makes its future.
Report

Report of the Functional and Efficiency Review of the National Archives of Australia

The Federal Attorney-General commissioned this review of the National Archives of Australia to ensure that the institution can undertake its important role to protect, preserve and use Commonwealth information in the digital age.
Report

Report of the Inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy

This report acknowledges the enduring successes of Australian democracy. It is important to also understand the social changes that have posed new challenges to democratic participation and stability. The committee believes that this report demonstrates why Australia’s democratic institutions matter, and why reinvigorating them is...
Report

Australian values and the enduring importance of the nation-state

This report, submitted to the Australian Senate inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy, contributes to the current debate about the role of national identity and international cooperation in Australian politics by placing Australia’s national values in their historic context, and arguing for their continued...
Report

The new New Zealanders: why migrants make good kiwis

When it comes to immigration, a natural but complicated question to ask is: “Is immigration good for New Zealand?” There are a number of ways immigration affects New Zealand and New Zealanders, and a number of concerns and fears New Zealanders have about immigration. This...
Transcript

Combating racism, reclaiming patriotism

In this speech at the Australian National University, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, reflects on the state of racism in Australian society – in particular some of the emerging challenges we face in combating prejudice, bigotry and discrimination.
Conference paper

Soldiers and school children

Early royal visits to New Zealand were episodes of intense symbolic activity played out on an urban scale. These events are generally understood as affirmations of British identity. However, this paper shows how the Prince of Wales’ 1920 tour of New Zealand was also used...