The government's multicultural statement stays fairly much in the place where rhetoric around the issue has been located for the past generation – social control and integration.
A relatively new approach to diversity prioritises active and equitable interaction between various groups within local communities.
As increasing diversity and density come to characterise our cities, how can we build harmonious communities within apartment complexes?
The great British curry crisis.
Europe is at a crossroads in how it integrates religious minorities. But there are lessons to be learned beyond liberal secularism.
By the end of 1992, Paul Keating had done more than anyone to place on the political agenda issues of national identity that had been either dead or dormant for years.
A new report has suggested migrants should be required to pledge allegiance to British values on arrival in the UK.
Australia was designed at Federation to ensure nationals of British descent would be able to create a society populated by individuals as much like themselves as possible.
Primary school children who belong to ethnic minorities are especially vulnerable to dropping out of school early. If teachers were better equipped to deal with multiculturalism, this could change.
The 2016 Scanlon Foundation survey provides grounds for caution in applying overseas comparisons to shifts in Australian public opinion.
Slavery, indenture and industrialisation have all contributed to Mauritius' multiculturalism - and to its deep social tensions.
The beach lies at the edges of the country, and can feel like another place entirely. French hand-wringing over Muslim dress for paddling should make us look again at our own attitudes.
Anti-Chinese hostility, channelled and fanned by the mainstream media, may fuel negative sentiments toward Australia on the part of Chinese migrants.
In her maiden speech to the Senate, One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said Australia is in danger of being swamped by Muslims. What does the data say?
Baking offers some interesting insights into the state of the modern world.
As they grow up, children learn not to talk about race, but a positive emphasis on diversity is better than teaching colourblindness.
Temporary migrants are excluded from the benefits and rights of Australian citizenship. Is such immigration policy compatible with Australia's democratic principles and values?
How will the oft-proclaimed 'most successful multicultural nation in the world' handle the rumbling of multiculturalism's opponents?
Pauline Hanson and her party will potentially be a divisive presence in the next parliament. The challenge, for a potential Coalition government in particular, will be just how to handle her.
What’s 'the ethnic vote' going to do in the top-ten ethnic federal election marginal seats? What are the issues? And will specific groups vote as a bloc?