How does ‘Community’ Facilitate Early Childhood Service use in a Multicultural Australian Suburb?” Journal of Early Childhood Research

ABSTRACT Participation in early childhood development and education services is an important contributor to how well children develop throughout their early years and their success later in life. This article reports on research which examined how multicultural groups identify and use their community connections to share information and inform decision-making about and access to early … [Read More] How does ‘Community’ Facilitate Early Childhood Service use in a Multicultural Australian Suburb?” Journal of Early Childhood Research

Aussies say Yes to Immigration, Multiculturalism, Marriage Equality and Coal Reduction – Scanlon Foundation

Extract from Media Release Tuesday 22 November 2016 Australians have a low level of trust in government and are increasingly politically disengaged, but our nation remains highly cohesive, shows the Scanlon Foundation report released today. The 2016 Mapping Social Cohesion report is the annual study tracking Australian attitudes on issues including immigration, multiculturalism, discrimination, and political … [Read More] Aussies say Yes to Immigration, Multiculturalism, Marriage Equality and Coal Reduction – Scanlon Foundation

Psychologists Convene to Discuss Ways to Promote Social Cohesion in a Multicultural Society – InPsych

ABSTRACT On Friday 20 May 2016,30 people from various domains of psychology and service provision attended the APS Social Cohesion Roundtable. In addition to representatives from three APS Interest Groups, the roundtable included psychologists from different cultural backgrounds, experts in multicultural issues, academics, practitioners, and specialists from education, community action, the media and national security. … [Read More] Psychologists Convene to Discuss Ways to Promote Social Cohesion in a Multicultural Society – InPsych

Australians Today – Scanlon Foundation

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY – Extract Australia@2015 is the largest parallel survey of Australia born and immigrants undertaken in Australia. The survey was open between September 2015 and February 2016 and was completed by more than 10,000 respondents. The objective of reaching such a large number of respondents was to further understand sub-groups of the population that … [Read More] Australians Today – Scanlon Foundation

Australia broadly tolerant but pockets of intense prejudice remain, report shows – The Guardian

Scanlon report on social cohesion uncovers a multicultural nation with wide horizons that still wrestles with treatment of immigrants and Islam Extract from an article by Gabrielle Chan “Social cohesion is not a destination,” says Andrew Markus. “We don’t get to the destination and say we’ve done it. It’s something we need to work at.” … [Read More] Australia broadly tolerant but pockets of intense prejudice remain, report shows – The Guardian

A Brief History of Multiculturalism – All Together Now

SOURCE: All Together Now. “A Brief History of Multiculturalism.” All Together Now, 14 August 2016 Link to website BroCAP is produced by the two librarians at the Brotherhood of St Laurence in Melbourne, Australia. If you find our service useful and would like to contribute to ‘Working for an Australia Free of Poverty’, please consider … [Read More] A Brief History of Multiculturalism – All Together Now

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