85% of the Australians believe that immigrants are good for economy according to the report published by the Monash University. The findings of the report reveal that citizens of Australia consider multiculturalism to be good for the nation.
The report studied attitude of Australian on diverse topics. These include political trust, discrimination, multiculturalism, immigration, and others. It has been published by the Scanlon Foundation titled ‘11th Mapping Social Cohesion Report’. This highlights the key indicators of social cohesion and acceptance of cultural diversity, as quoted by the Tribune India.
The findings elaborate that only some want a decrease in immigration. Majority of the people indicate at the existing intake is either adequate or too low. 64% of the participants concur that immigrants should alter their behaviour for becoming more like them.
Out of every 10 Australians, 8 agree that immigrants better their society by bringing new cultures and ideas.
Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Minister David Coleman said that Australia has a proud immigration history. What is important is the contribution made by the immigrants and not their nation of origin, he added.
The Minister explained that one more factor for our success is the dedication of new citizens for our shared values. These are equal opportunity, rule of law, freedom, and democracy. This is irrespective of the religion, race, gender or cultural background, said Coleman.
David Coleman said that the government continues to develop the success of multiculturalism. This is by focusing on an immigration system based on skills to cater to the needs of the economy of Australia, he added.
74% of Australians agree that people of diverse nationalities in their local area get along well together. This is in line with the findings of the last year’s report.
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