Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/31215
Title: Monitoring community attitudes toward refugee settlement in Armidale, NSW
Contributor(s): Watt, Sue  (creator)orcid ; McMahon, Tadgh (creator); Soulos, Trina (creator)
Publication Date: Nov-2019
Publisher: University of New England / Settlement Services International
Place of Publication: Australia
Open Access: Yes
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/31215
Access Open Version of The Publication: https://www.ssi.org.au/images/UNE-SSI_Monitoring_Community_Attitudes_toward_Refugee_Settlement_Armidale.pdf
Abstract: 

In recent years, successive federal governments have turned to regional areas to offer a home for people who arrive in Australia under our humanitarian program, fleeing conflict or persecution.

The NSW city of Armidale is Australia’s newest regional settlement location, with around 300 refugees arriving in the region between March 2018 and February 2019.

When the Federal Government announced Armidale as a new settlement location in 2017, many community members responded positively with offers of donations and volunteering to assist the new arrivals. However, community concerns were also evident on social media and through calls to Armidale Regional Council.

Publication Type: Research Report For An External Body - Not for Profit Report
Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 170113 Social and Community Psychology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 280121 Expanding knowledge in psychology
Access Rights: Bronze
HERDC Category Description: NTRO - Z22 Research Report For An External Body - Not for Profit Report
Peer Reviewed: Yes
Extent of Pages: 12
Appears in Collections:Research Report For An External Body - Not for Profit Report
School of Psychology

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