Migrants

Report

Beyond the hostile environment

This report assess six different policy options for addressing the adverse impacts of the hostile environment on individuals and communities, and for reforming the current system of immigration enforcement in the United Kingdom.
Report

Access denied: the human impact of the hostile environment

This report assess the impacts of the hostile environment on individuals and communities. It finds that it has contributed to forcing many people into destitution, has helped to foster racism and discrimination, and has erroneously affected people with the legal right to live and work...
Report

Issues facing diaspora communities in Australia

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.
Report

What works to protect children on the move?

This rapid evidence assessment provides insights on positive practices to protect children on the move, as well as evidence gaps and recommendations for addressing them.
Guide

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.
Briefing paper

Count me in: research summary

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.
Report

Patients not passports

This report focuses on the set of policies introduced as part of the UK government’s Hostile Environment immigration policies – which restrict access to public services and criminalise everyday activities – to expand border enforcement into the National Health Service (NHS) and restrict access to...
Report

Wage theft: the shadow market

The exploitation of temporary migrant workers in Australia is a common and known problem that appears to be endemic throughout Australian workplaces. This report focuses on the audit results of foreign language jobs advertised in NSW, excluding the horticultural industry.
Conference paper

Transitions at the rural/urban interface: “moving in”, “moving out” and “staying put”

The importance of periurban agriculture for a healthy city and the advantages of retaining agriculture are being increasingly recognised in rhetoric, but not in planning strategies, although the urbanisation of agriculturally productive land is of concern around many cities.
Conference paper

Multiculturalism and the spatial assimilation of migrant groups: the Melbourne and Sydney experience

The later 1960s and early 1970s was a period of significant change in official attitudes towards immigration and the absorption of migrant groups coming into Australia. This period marked the end of the White Australia policy and, by 1973, new regulations to permit entry based...