Mapping Social Cohesion 2007 Report

The Mapping Social Cohesion 2007 Report – the Scanlon Foundation surveys, represented the first round of a major longitudinal survey of attitudes to social cohesion in Australia, under the direction of Professor Andrew Markus of Monash University.

This first large-scale survey in 2007 showed that:

The survey polled 2000 adults across Australia. The results were further underpinned by a series of comparative surveys in five local areas of high immigrant concentration where, it is thought, the potential for social tension is higher.

The report (refer to Reports of the Scanlon Foundation Surveys, Monash University), contains key findings from the national and local surveys which include:


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