The future of multiculturalism in Australia

Australia likes to pride itself on being one of the most successful multicultural countries in the world — it's a statement you hear often by politicians of all persuasions.

But what does it truly mean and is it something that we can indeed lay claim too?

Fethi Mansouri is the director of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, which has released a report on its Doing Diversity Project exploring attitudes towards multiculturalism.

And Tim Soutphommasane is the Race Discrimination Commissioner and has written and broadcast on many issues to do with race over the years.

They discuss how our attitudes towards this term "multiculturalism" has shifted over time.

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Fethi Mansouri