There are about 1.2 million people who have a Chinese background among Australia’s population of nearly 26 million. Photo: Reuters
There are about 1.2 million people who have a Chinese background among Australia’s population of nearly 26 million. Photo: Reuters
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Most Chinese-Australians feel they belong, but discrimination remains a factor: survey

  • The Lowy Institute study, the largest ever undertaken of the community, found that 71 per cent of respondents felt they belonged ‘to a great or moderate extent’ to Australia
  • But close to four in 10 say they have been treated ‘differently or less favourably’ due to their heritage, while some in the community have criticised the survey’s approach

There are about 1.2 million people who have a Chinese background among Australia’s population of nearly 26 million. Photo: Reuters
There are about 1.2 million people who have a Chinese background among Australia’s population of nearly 26 million. Photo: Reuters
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