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What does community mean to you? This section looks at a number of aspects of community, including what makes a healthy community. Who is included and who is excluded from particular community groups? We explore the stories of those who have moved from one community to another, and the resilience of communities in crisis.

What is a community?

How do we define a community? What do people from a community share? These stories explore important aspects of community life.

Inclusion and exclusion in a community

Australia has one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse populations in the world. What does it mean to be included and excluded from a community?

Communities under threat

What threats do communities face, and how do individuals and the community as a whole react to those threats? Many powerful stories are told about communities under the threat of war and the threat of natural disaster.

Leaving one community, entering another

Australians have a history of leaving one community and entering another. The majority of Australians are descendents of people who left their communities to form another as they migrated to Australia.

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