The purpose of this research is to gain a better understanding of Chinese Australian entrepreneurs:how they operate, what makes them successful, how they view themselves compared with other businesses and the challenges they face.
A new series of online workshops is looking to fill a gap in the mental health system by supporting people who experience racism but do not feel their situation is severe enough to see a counsellor or psychologist.
Post COVID-19 Asia will continue to be at the epicentre of economic development constituting half of the world’s economic output.If we act urgently Australia has a unique chance to capitalise on demand from the world’s largest and fastest growing middle class, particularly for premium, trusted products and services.
Channel 9 is the worst offender in a newly released report which reveals the embarrassing chasm between the multicultural make-up of Australians, and the on-air journalists, presenters and commentators featured in local news and current affairs programming.
Janet says she thought long and hard before speaking out about the racism she'd experienced since the coronavirus pandemic began.
The 65-year-old Australian citizen and semi-retired teacher moved from Malaysia to Australia more than 35 years ago.
"I didn't want to make a fuss about it because I don't want … the rest of Australia to think I'm ungrateful that I've been given this opportunity to live in such a magnificent country."
Does Australia’s national identity truly reflect today’s reality? Are we actually as multicultural as we think? Does the international community see the vibrant diversity that our political leaders boast about? Or are we still considered by many to be a predominately ‘white’ Australia?
"I was at a sport store with my boyfriend in Melbourne when it happened." He was at the checkout; I was dawdling through the aisles.
At first, I thought I'd misheard. "Why are they letting Asians here now?"
In terms of the number of appearances during the survey period, almost 76% of those on Australian screens were found to have an Anglo-Celtic background.
Survey data from 300 television journalists found that 77 per cent of respondents from diverse backgrounds felt having a diverse background was a barrier to career progression.
When Khunapong Khunaraksa was born - two months prematurely - his parents endowed him with a Thai name. Its meaning: someone who does good work in society.
Khunapong lived up to his namesake recently when he was awarded the leadership in Community and Advocacy award at the inaugural 40 Under 40: Most Influential Asian-Australian Awards, held in Melbourne.
Alice Pung was eight months pregnant with her first child when her car was leafleted outside Bunnings in Port Melbourne. The award-winning author and lawyer assumed it was an advertisement. But what she found was an image of a white girl and black boy hugging with a slash across it and the words: “No race mixing”.
Radical is not the first word that comes to mind when contemplating the career of super bureaucrat turned university chancellor Peter Varghese. Composed, considered and determined, but not radical. Varghese’s measured leadership style is actually what stands him apart, according to those who have worked for him.
For most of us, it is easy to pass judgement on others while finding it difficult to reflect on ourselves.
Only six of the biggest 100 companies are run by executives with a non-European background, potentially limiting Australia's ability to capitalise on its proximity to the powerhouse economies of Asia...