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  • Timothy shared from a Personal Document
    In contrast to Fraser’s cultural pluralist approach, Hawke argued in 1984 that multiculturalism was ‘an approach to policy formulation and resource allocation which seeks to provide for equality and access and opportunity’.35 Renewed attention was placed on using multicultural policy to address the socioeconomic needs of immigrants. There was a more powerful recognition that some newly arrived Australians were disadvantaged because of their culture and ethnicity, because of discrimination and prejudice. It wasn’t enough to support cultural maintenance without also addressing more structural...
  • Timothy shared from a Personal Document
    Renewed attention was placed on using multicultural policy to address the socioeconomic needs of immigrants. There was a more powerful recognition that some newly arrived Australians were disadvantaged because of their culture and ethnicity, because of discrimination and prejudice. It wasn’t enough to support cultural maintenance without also addressing more structural matters.
  • Timothy shared from a Personal Document
    background and ethnic group enables them to take their place in their new society with confidence if their ethnicity has been accepted by the community.33
  • Timothy shared from a Personal Document
    We are convinced that migrants have the right to maintain their cultural and racial identity and that it is clearly in the best interests of our nation that they should be encouraged and assisted to do so if they wish. Provided that ethnic identity is not stressed at the expense of society at large, but is interwoven into the fabric of our nationhood by the process of multicultural interaction, then the community as a whole will benefit substantially and its democratic nature will be reinforced. The knowledge that people are identified with their cultural
  • Timothy shared from a Personal Document
    And it was given a new comprehensive statement in the Review of Post-Arrival Programs and Services to Migrants of 1978, commissioned by Fraser and regarded by him as a personal project. The Galbally Report,
(Melbourne, Australia)
Timothy G. Watts