This research examines the early development trajectories of children from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in Australia by exploring the existing evidence base and drawing on a detailed analysis of data from the Australian Early Development Census.
The Community Conversations project was created to gather further information on the nature of economic exclusion among refugee and migrant communities in Melbourne’s west, and to source community-informed ideas for reducing barriers to participation.
Few studies to date have empirically examined the ties between humanitarian-migrant status and circumstances and higher education participation and attainment in Australia. This report fills this significant gap in knowledge.
This paper recognises and values the fundamental contribution of migrant workers to our societies and economies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. That contribution has always been vital, but a year of the devastating pandemic has provided the most compelling insight to date into the essential role...
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.
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...
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.