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African communities

Fact sheet

Fact Check: Do Sudanese people account for only 1 per cent of crimes committed in Victoria?

A brawl in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood has reignited the debate about crime in Victoria and, in particular, offending by African Australians. But lawyer and social justice advocate Nyadol Nyuon claims that the majority of crimes in Victoria are co

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...
Conference paper

Housing barriers for African migrants in Australia

Finding suitable and affordable housing is one of the major concerns facing African migrants in Australia. This paper reports on work in progress at the University of South Australia on housing affordability and community integration for African refugees and migrants.
Briefing paper

Interim findings from ECCV’s Intergenerational Relationships Roundtable

Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria (ECCV) is a peak advocacy organisation for Victorian ethnic and multicultural groups. ECCV has identified intergenerational issues as some of the settlement challenges and impacts of migration and displacement on families. ECCV conducted two Roundtable Discussions on intergenerational relationships in...

Community perspectives on settlement issues affecting new and emerging communities in rural and regional Australia

This case study aims to make a contribution to the discussion on rural and regional settlement by providing community perspectives on how access to government services and community attitudes impact new and emerging communities’ economic participation, social integration, sense of belonging and settlement outcomes.