Mapping Social Cohesion: The Scanlon Foundation Surveys 2016 by Professor Andrew Markus
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.
Australia@2015 is a national survey that will capture a snapshot of Australia's views.
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.
Surveying more than 24,000 people since 2007, the Scanlon Foundation’s report, produced in partnership with the Australian Multicultural Foundation and Monash University, is the largest study of its kind. It monitors public attitudes on issues including immigration, multiculturalism, discrimination, and belonging. The 2014 findings build on the data of 13 Mapping Social Cohesion reports.
The Mapping Social Cohesion 2013: Scanlon Foundation Surveys Local Areas Report and Recent Arrivals Report have recently been published to further understanding about the current immigration program and the impact of cultural diversity.
This report presents the findings of the sixth Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion Survey conducted in 2013 prepared by Monash University and supported by the Australian Multicultural Foundation
Ali Majokah is a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a religiously persecuted group in Pakistan and a group which is constantly targeted by fanatical sections of the Muslim clergy, various terrorist organisations and by religious fanatics in general operating inside Pakistan. Due to religious persecution, Ali’s family migrated to Australia as refugees in 1998.
In 2002, the Commonwealth Government, through the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, commissioned the Australian Multicultural Foundation in association with the World Conference on Religion and Peace (Australian chapter) and RMIT and Monash Universities, to conduct a series of consultations with religious, government and community organisations.
The Australian Migrant Education Service Manual is an interactive manual that aims to assist people who are unfamiliar with Australian recruitment practices. It provides clear and practical advice for professional and skilled occupations.
Racial prejudice can lead to friction, disharmony and even physical violence. It is a major social problem in many societies and one from which Australia is not immune. However, evidence is accumulating that living in harmony may be better served by increasing understanding about tolerance and acceptance rather than focusing on decreasing prejudice.
A strategic Summit held on the 25 October to address issues impacting on the provision of culturally appropriate aged care for all Australians was an initiative of a Senior Women In Management Program (SWIM) 2002 project team.