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Improving the family law system for clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds : A report to the Attorney-General prepared by the Family Law Council /

by Family Law Council.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Commonwealth of Australia 2012Description: vi, 128 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2012. Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-116).Summary: "This report investigates whether the family law system meets the needs of clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in Australia and how the system could be improved. The report describes the family law system in Australia, barriers to access, current programs and initiatives of the family law system, legal literacy programs, service integration strategies, workforce development, flexible service delivery models, and considerations of cultural background in family law. " -- Libraries AustraliaAvailability: (1)

Inequality, discrimination and social cohesion : socio-economic mobility and incorporation of Australian-born Lebanese and Turkish background youth : TIAS final project report /

by Inglis, Christine.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of Sydney 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 186-190 Includes appendices : p.1-96Summary: In contrast to recent research which has focussed on individuals because they are Muslims or from the Middle East, this project was concerned to understand the experiences of a cross-section of young second generation Australians whose parents were born in either Lebanon or Turkey.Availability: (1)

Inquiry into skills recognition, upgrading and licensing : submission /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2005; Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2005Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Inquiry into the administration and operation of the Migration Act 1958 : submission

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Nicholson, Tony.

Publisher: 2005; Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2005Description: PDF.Other title: [Submission to] Committee Secretary Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee Department of the Senate Parliament House.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Introduction to basic counselling and communication skills : IOM training manual for migrant community leaders and community workers. /

by International Organisation for Migration.

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland International Organisation for Migration 2008Description: 117p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Investigation into the Papua New Guinean Community's social cultural needs, perceptions & their demands for services in Frankston and the Western Regions of Melbourne /

by Phopo, Jack Unjia.

Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. Ecumenical Migration Centre 1998Description: 31 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Printed 12th November 1998.Summary: As the result of both field study and fifteen interviews, this paper identifies key issues: "lack of cross-cultural training, loss confidence, not feeling belonging, networking, resources, social cultural information resources centre, unaware of services in the agencies and poor communication among PNG communities...This qualitative study report is the result of the demand of PNG communities for services and willing to break these barriers in their communities in Victoria."Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Labour market experience, education and training of young migrants in Australia. /

by Flatau, Paul | Hemmings, Philip.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AGPS 1991Description: 55 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Land that job in Australia : successful job hunting for migrants. /

by Bright, Jim | Bright, Karen.

Publisher: [Hampton, Vic.] tribus lingua 2005Description: 207 p.Notes: Includes index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Learning and work, Australia /

by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T.Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) cat. no. 4235.0 2010Description: HTML.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: ABS cat. no. 4235.0 2010-2011Summary: This release presents results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) Learning and Work survey, conducted from July 2010 to June 2011 as part of the ABS Multipurpose Household Survey (MPHS). The survey collected data from individuals about their non-school qualification history including the level and field of each qualification and year of completion. Information was also collected on the impact of each qualification on a person's working life six months after completion and the relevance of the main field of study of each qualification to a person's current job. Another focus of the publication is the background characteristics of migrants, with data collected on Australian citizenship, language spoken at home, English proficiency, year of arrival, and level and field of highest non?school qualification before and after arrival in Australia.Availability: (1)

Legislative attempts to reduce challenges to decisions under the Migration Act 1958 . /

by Nicholson, Jennifer.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of the Parliamentary Library 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Australian governments of both political persuasions have sought to reduce challenges in the courts to decisions under the Migration Act 1958. Two techniques to achieve this are considered by Jennifer Nicholson in this Research Note: the inclusion in the Migration Act of a privative clause and the codification of the requirements of procedural fairness. [Source: APO]Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Life in Australia . /

by Australia. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.immi.gov.au/settle/' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:18:40 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Lost innocents : righting the record : report on child migration. /

by Australia. Parliament. Senate. Community Affairs References Committee.

Publisher: Australia. Senate Community Affairs References Committee 2001Description: xix, 325p.Summary: This report describes the role of both the British and Australian Governments which entered into agreements for bringing child migrants to this country. The Australian Government was the legislated guardian of the children but then transferred responsibility for their care to State Governments, who in turn, transferred responsibility to receiving agencies. The report suggests that the well-being of the children may not always have been the priority during these transitions.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Loyalty is a one way street : NESB immigrants and long term unemployment. /

by O'Loughlin, Toni | Watson, Ian.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Australian Centre for Industrial Relations Research and Training, University of Sydney 1997Description: xi, 213 p. ; 22 cm.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

MAIS thesaurus : indexing terms for the Multicultural Australia Information System. /

by Farkas, Lyn (comp.).

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Government Publishing Service 1989Description: 44 p.Notes: At head of title "Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Office of Multicultural Affairs".Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making it work : an access and equity guide for community workers dealing with Commonwealth agencies /

by Australia. Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Government Publishing Service 1995Description: vi, 38 p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Making multicultural Australia for the 21st century . /

by New South Wales. Department of Education and Training. Board of.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. The Department Notes: Research Driector: Prof Andrew Jakubowicz, University of Technology The website "Making Multicultural Australia in the 21st century" draws on research undertaken by a research team from the University of Technology Sydney. All materials on the site used from this research are copyright to the University of Technology Sydney and Prof Andrew Jakubowicz, except where a copyright owner has been identified. All rights to further reproduction rest with the copyright owners. Funds for this research came from the NSW Department of Education and Training, the Victorian Government, the Queensland Government, the Australian Multicultural Foundation, the Australian Research Council, and the Cosmopolitan Civil Societies and Trans/forming Cultures Research Centres at UTS.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Managing ethnic diversity : meanings and practices from an international perspective /

by Hasmath, Reza (ed.).

Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK Ashgate Publishing 2011Description: xi, 243 p. ; 24 cm.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1.The Complexities of Ethnic Diversity / Reza Hasmath - 2.Can Multiculturalism Build Trust? / Patti Tamara Lenard - 3.More than a Marketing Strategy: Multiculturalism and Meaningful Life / Andrew M. Robinson - 4.The Notion of Multiculturalism in Canada and France: A Question of Different Understandings of Liberty, Equality and Community / Margaret Adsett - 5.Immigration, Race and the Crisis of National Identity in Canada / Suzanna Reiss - 6.The Identification, Settlement and Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Beijing / Reza Hasmath - 7.Comparing Ethno-Development Outcomes in Toronto and Taipei / Reza Hasmath - 8."Cooling Out Troublesome Constituents": The Politics of Managing "Isms" in the Antipodes / Augie Fleras -9.Australian Multiculturalism: Beyond Management Models / George Vassilacopoulos - 10.Sold Out? The Understanding and Practice of Multiculturalism in the United Kingdom / Rachel Marangozov - 11.Squandered Opportunities: Explaining Austria's Reticence to Adopt Multicultural Policies / Govind Rao - 12.Whereto for Multiculturalism? The German Debate on Leitkultur and the Promise of Cultural Studies / Ming-Baa Yue -- 13.A Gemutlich Segregation: Multiculturalism and the Iceman's Curse in Italy / Stefano Fait.Summary: The management of ethnic diversity has become a topical and often controversial subject in recent times, with much debate surrounding multiculturalism as a systematic and comprehensive response for dealing with ethnic diversity. This book engages with these debates, examining the tangible outcomes of multiculturalism as a policy and philosophy in a range of traditional and 'newer' multi-ethnic nations. Exploring the questions of whether multiculturalism can promote 'ethnic harmony', employment equity and trust between various minority and non-minority groups, Managing Ethnic Diversity also adopts a comparative perspective on the experiences of multiculturalism in various international contexts, in order to examine whether lessons learned from some jurisdictions can be applied to others.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Maximising the Development Outcomes of Migration : a policy perspective /

by Chappell, Laura | Glennie, Alex.

Publisher: London, U.K. Institute for Public Policy Research 2009Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: It is becoming increasingly clear that migration can have important impacts upon development. As a result, policymakers are searching for ways to increase migration’s developmental benefits, and decrease its costs. But what are the levers for doing so? ; Some of the earliest efforts to maximise the development impacts of migration focused on migration policy, and specifically on opening up more channels for developing country citizens to move into higher wage labour markets. The hope was that this would maximise remittances, thereby promoting development. However, this strategy has come up against a number of problems. ; This paper maps and explores the policy territory for improving migration’s development impacts, including but also going beyond migration policy and development policy. We set out what areas of policy this might contain, as well as some practical examples of where such policies have been put in place and their effects. As a result, we hope to increase awareness of the number of levers available to policymakers to maximise migration’s benefits and minimise its costs; as well as providing a more systematic approach to considering policy in this area to help others identify more levers in the future.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Maximising the positive economic, social and cultural impacts of migration : submission to the Inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia / BSL

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Greco, Sarina.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2011Description: 18 p. PDF.Other title: Brotherhood of St Laurence submission to the Inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Australia's history confirms that we need a holistic social policy framework for all citizens, with pathways to meaningful cultural, economic and social inclusion. Therefore, Australian social inclusion, in the pursuit of equal participation and better outcomes for all community members, cannot ignore multiculturalism or treat it as a fringe issue, especially in light of the country's strong immigration program. The BSL believes that multiculturalism must be part of a new social contract that continues to sit alongside the Indigenous policies and applied social inclusion approaches, to inform them and be informed by them.Availability: (1)

Meeting the needs of Australian Muslim families : exploring marginalisation, family issues and 'best practice' in service provision /

by Pe-Pua, Rogelia | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Gendera, Sandra | Katz, Ilan | O?Connor, Alison.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre 2010Description: ix, 141 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Final Report prepared for the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship Submitted September 2010 Includes References pp. 130-141Summary: This research project was funded by the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship ; (DIAC) under the National Action Plan (NAP) to Build on Social Cohesion, Harmony and Security. ; The research had two primary aims: to enhance understanding of the needs of marginalised Muslim families; and to develop best practice for addressing these ; needs.Availability: (1)

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