Based on a nationally representative survey of over 2,000 people, this study examines attitudes towards different types of inequality, in the context of the coronavirus crisis.
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...
The thirteenth edition of the Mapping Social Cohesion research came in a year like no other. Drawing on more than a decade of benchmarking data collected in previous Scanlon surveys, this report provides insight into the resilience of Australian society when faced with a major...
At a critical time in the United States' history, this paper examines how polarised discussions on race, ethnicity, religion, immigration and gender stem from years of income inequality, geographic disparities, systemic racism and the rise of digital technology. The authors also propose policy solutions to...
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.
We need to make collective decisions to improve the long-term prospects of all New Zealanders in a post-Covid world — but what are the most critical issues we will face, and how can we best address them? This report builds on previous papers from the...
There is broad consensus that, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Zealand should aim to protect its social cohesion and promote our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. But how can we achieve these goals? A new Koi Tū report, the seventh of The...
Based on responses of 1034 Muslim Australian citizens and permanent residents, this article provides understanding about Australian Muslims' attitudes to principles of equality, human rights, social cohesion, social justice and more.
The Northern Territory government has released their multicultural policy for 2020-25, which aims to drive more positive outcomes for the migrant and multicultural community in the Northern Territory.
The second report in this series examines the critical issue of how New Zealand’s strong national unity during lockdown will become increasingly tested as economic consequences are more and more acutely felt. In mapping out the paths to return to the ‘new normal’, how do...