Migration is a Solution, Not a Problem

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8 things a whirlwind trip across the United States revealed and reminded me about welcome In the last two weeks of April 2016, I had the opportunity to travel across the United States with a couple of my Welcome to Australia colleagues*. We began in Atlanta for Welcoming America’s national … Read More

The Economic Impact of Migration

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This report documents the first comprehensive analysis in almost a decade of the impact of migration on our key economic indicators and the verdict is conclusive: migration is central to Australia’s future prosperity. Australia’s projected population will be 38 million by 2050 and migration will be contributing $1,625 billion (1.6 … Read More

Building Social Cohesion in Our Communities

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Building Social Cohesion in Our Communities is an online evidence-based resource developed by the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government for the Australian Human Rights Commission under the National Anti-Racism Strategy. Local governments know and understand their communities much better than any other level of government. Through strategic planning … Read More

New Initiative to Boost Inclusive Communities

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The Scanlon Foundation and Welcome to Australia have today launched a new national initiative to assist governments, businesses and individuals to work together to create more inclusive communities. Welcoming Cities, delivered in partnership with US not-for-profit Welcoming America, will foster meaningful collaboration between Australian local governments, and implement evidenced-based approaches … Read More

How Diverse is Your Community?

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Drawing on a range of data sources, SBS and Small Multiples have released an interactive tool that graphically displays the diversity of more than 8,500 suburbs. Key indicators that are used include ancestry, birthplace and religion. You can try it out for yourself, here. How diverse is the community in which … Read More