April 4, 2016

Building a New Life in Australia (BNLA) data analysis

This week Helen Blake and I are working with Laura Bennetts Kneebone at the Department of Social Services in Canberra. We are analysing data from the Building a New Life in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Humanitarian Migrants. The first wave of the BNLA draws on data from 2399 respondents from 1509 households interviewed in 2013/14. We are considering the impact of English language proficiency on migrants’ settlement and participation in Australia. We have learned that our paper based on these data has been accepted for presentation at the Australian Institute of Family Studies conference in Melbourne in July.
Laura Bennetts Kneebone, Helen Blake, Sharynne