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New Aussie survey shows discrimination persists towards some minorities

Luke Michael, Friday, 5th February 2021 -  The Scanlon Foundation has released its latest Mapping Social Cohesion report There is a “substantial negative sentiment” towards Australians of African, Asian and Middle Eastern

The most important issue facing Australia? New survey sees huge spike in concern over climate change

Contributor, Wednesday, 27th November 2019 -  Nearly half of Australians aged 18 to 24 view climate change as the biggest problem facing Australia in new national survey, writes Professor Andrew Markus from Monash University.…

Multiculturalism Welcomed Despite Growing Immigration Concerns

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 4th December 2018 -  Research has shown that despite an increased concern over Australia’s immigration levels, the majority of Australians recognise the benefits of multiculturalism, and are happy

Australia is a Cohesive Nation But Less Resilient Than a Decade Ago

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 29th November 2017 -  Australians are continuing to embrace immigration and cultural diversity however racism is on the rise and there is a lack of trust in the political system, according to the Scanlon

Aussies Say Yes to Multiculturalism, Marriage Equality But No To Politics

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 -  Australians have a low level of trust in government and are increasingly politically disengaged, but remain highly cohesive, showing wide support for multiculturalism, immigration…

Cohesion Begins At a Community Level

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 20th September 2016 -  Communities are the heart and soul of our nation, according to a new discussion paper which argues social cohesion begins at a community level. The Scanlon Foundation released a discussion

New Partnership to Boost Inclusive Communities

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 10th March 2016 -  The Scanlon Foundation and advocacy Not for Profit Welcome to Australia have launched a national initiative to assist governments, organisations and individuals create more culturally…

Aussie Cohesion Report Reflects Complex Change

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th October 2015 -  Australians are accepting of cultural diversity and immigration, but concerned about changes impacting on social justice, according to new social cohesion research released…

Scanlon Foundation 2015 Funding Round

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 8th September 2015 -  The Scanlon Foundation’s annual community grants round will focus on 14 local government areas to fund projects that support the transition of migrants into the local community.…

Discussion Paper to Stir Debate on Defining Citizenship

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 20th August 2015 -  The Scanlon Foundation has released a discussion paper exploring the changing concept of citizenship and its role in maintaining and fostering social cohesion in Australia. As…

Aussies Mixed Views on Multiculturalism – NFP Report

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 30th October 2014 -  Most Australians believe that multiculturalism is good and that more immigrants should be accepted into the country, but an even larger majority think that the Australian way of…

Ethnic Communities Governance Initiative

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th June 2014 -  Victorian multicultural organisations will be given strategic and practical support to improve their governance through a new project initiative launched by the Ethnic Communities’…
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