Each Mapping Social Cohesion national survey builds on the previous year and informs the Scanlon-Monash Index (SMI) of Social Cohesion. The surveys have been undertaken since 2007 where the original survey provided the benchmark against which the SMI is then measured.
This report presents findings from the latest Scanlon Mapping Social Cohesion Survey. The report builds on the knowledge gained through the fifteen earlier national surveys (2007, 2009-22).
In our eleventh narrative, journalist Peter Mares sheds light on the challenges faced by thousands of distressed families caught in parent visa processing delays.