Category Archive: Kretzschmar, Mandy

Contentious Past, Contentious Present? Immigration Nation and the Origins of Australia’s Multiculturalism

by Adele Garnier and Mandy Kretzschmar, PhD Candidates, Modern History, Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University/University of Leipzig

 

Executive summary

  • The Gillard government has recently argued that multiculturalism is in Australia’s national interest. Yet multiculturalism remains a contentious political issue.

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