Australian Multicultural Foundation encourages commitment and participation

CyberParent Web App

The Australian Multicultural Foundation has launched a web app called CyberParent which encourages safe and healthy internet use in Australian homes. It is free and available in 17 different languages, covering topics such as cyberbullying, social media, grooming and online recruitment. Click here to access CyberParent.

Bold Thinking Series: Social Cohesion in the Goulburn Valley

Join La Trobe University on Wednesday the 27th of September for its free Bold Thinking Series lecture and hear from an expert panel to discuss the Goulburn Valley’s relative success at receiving, and accommodating, large numbers of migrants of different ethnic origins over a long period.

2017 FECCA Conference

The 2017 FECCA Conference – Celebrate. Reflect. Advance: Our Multicultural Australia – will be held in Darwin, NT on 8-10 October 2017. Register by 16 August for discounted early bird rates.

Stocktake Research Report: Victoria University & Australian Multicultural Foundation

A Systematic Literature and Selected Program Review on Social Cohesion, Community Resilience and Violent Extremism 2011-2015. The full report is now available to view here.

Australian Government's Multicultural Statement

Multicultural Australia – united, strong, successful is the Government’s public statement recommitting to multicultural Australia; setting both priorities and strategic directions for the coming years. The Australian Government's Multicultural Statement document is now available.

Commonwealth Bank Australia Partnership with the AMF

The AMF is pleased to announce its partnership with the Commonwealth Bank Australia

Australian Muslim Youth Leadership and Peer Mentorship Program

Australian Muslim Youth Leadership and Peer Mentorship Program jointly hosted by the Australian Multicultural Foundation and the Islamic Council of Victoria.

Mapping Social Cohesion: The Scanlon Foundation Surveys 2016

Mapping Social Cohesion: The Scanlon Foundation Surveys 2016 by Professor Andrew Markus

Australia@2015 Scanlon Foundation Survey

Australia@2015 is the largest parallel survey of Australian born and immigrants undertaken in Australia. This final report has been prepared by Professor Andrew Markus of Monash University and commissioned by the Scanlon Foundation and the Australian Multicultural Foundation. The report draws from the survey open to the public between September 2015 and February 2016, which was completed by more than 10,000 respondents.

Oromo Community - Youth Leadership Program

The Oromo Community Youth Leadership Program was a two-day leadership program for members of the Oromo community in Victoria, hosted by the Australian Multicultural Foundation and supported by the Scanlon Foundation. It took place at the Grange Macedon Ranges conference centre from 22-24 July. The aim of the program was to help participants build leadership skills to address specific issues affecting or arising in the Oromo community. To such ends, a series of workshops were hosted by Dr Hass Dellal, Lynn Cain, Simon Nette, Mishma Kumar, Dr Tania Miletic, as well as youth leaders.

Australian Youth Leadership Program: Champions of Innovation

The Australian Youth Leadership Program: Champions for Innovation forum took place from 23-25 May 2016 at Old Parliament House in Canberra. It was jointly hosted by the Australian Multicultural Foundation and the Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD), and supported by the Scanlon Foundation. It followed on from the Youth Leadership Program in November 2015, and brought together 23 young leaders to engage in a series of presentations and workshops aimed at building leadership capacity to champion policy innovation in an area of common concern.

#todayimet Project

#todayimet brought together 20 students from 5 Melbourne schools. The project breaks down barriers of discrimination and promotes shared understanding through photography and storytelling.

Youth Leadership Program

From 9-11 November, ten youth leaders from culturally diverse backgrounds participated in a two day Youth Leadership Program, run by the Australian Multicultural Foundation in partnership with the Museum of Australian Democracy and supported by the Scanlon Foundation. The program was held at the Museum at Old Parliament House in Canberra.

Visiting delegation from The Department of National Unity and Integration, Prime Minister’s Department of Malaysia

On Thursday 14th May, AMF Executive Director Dr Hass Dellal met with a delegation of senior government officials from The Department of National Unity and Integration, Prime Minister’s Department of Malaysia, led by the Hon. Minister Joseph Kurup.

2015 Mapping Social Cohesion Survey

The Scanlon Foundation’s 2015 Mapping Social Cohesion Report, produced in partnership with the Australian Multicultural Foundation and Monash University, is the largest study of its kind. It tracks public attitudes on issues including immigration, multiculturalism, discrimination, and belonging, and maps our national mood via the Scanlon-Monash Index of Social Cohesion.