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Racism rife in schools, finds study

Four out of five children born in non-English-speaking countries have experienced racism in school at least once a month. Deakin University researcher Naomi Priest presented these findings - from a survey of children at five primary schools and four high schools in Victoria - to the Australian Institute of Family Studies. Dr Priest said being [...]

In Australia, new migrants fear walking alone at night

Australians are seen as nothing like the caring, friendly and hospitable mob so often assumed, with an extensive new survey of recent migrants reporting high levels of ethnic or religious discrimination. As the Abbott government prepares to strike down part of the racial discrimination law, the Monash University study has found many migrants regularly fear [...]

5 insights on the “would you like to live next door to someone of a different race?” question

Here's a map of countries where people show the highest and lowest levels of racial tolerance. Reducing such a complicated, subjective phenomenon to a single metric is controversial – the frequency with which people in a certain country said they would not want neighbors of a different race – is going to produce some highly [...]