Australia’s Changing Attitudes To Immigration

The Scanlon Foundation surveys, for the first time in Australian research, provide an annual measure of attitudes to immigration, cultural diversity and social cohesion.

The eighth national survey was conducted in 2015, with total respondents now numbering more than 25,000. The results provide a deep understanding of the constant and changing elements in national attitudes to cultural diversity and ethnicity. Members of the Shepparton Interfaith Network participated in this survey.
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Immigration Museum: Community Consultation 2015-16

Are you or a family member a migrant who arrived in Australia by ship and disembarked at Port Melbourne? Multicultural Arts Victoria is interested in hearing your story for possible inclusion in an upcoming arts project. Meet the curator and learn more at the Immigration Museum, Flinders St, Melbourne on Saturday 26 September. ... Read more...

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Pier Festival 2015

Multicultural Arts Victoria will present the 4th Piers Festival on Sunday 25th January 2015 (over the Australia Day weekend) at the Port Melbourne piers precinct, featuring a diverse range of music, dance, food, forums and historical exhibitions that celebrate and reflect on the collective migration stories at this significant entry point where almost half of the 180,000 post World War II refugees to Australia arrived. The Piers Festival brings to life the Port Melbourne piers precinct, celebrating the pivotal role it played from 1915 to 1969 in Victoria’s growth and as a gateway to the diversity of cultures that enrich our community. ... Read more...

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