Survey of Foreign Policy and Life in Australia 2021

Client: Lowy Institute

The Lowy Institute is conducting the second Survey of Foreign Policy and Life in Australia. The survey covers important issues concerning Australia’s relations with other countries, its foreign policies, and other international issues.



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The Lowy Institute has contracted the Social Research Centre and Multicultural Marketing and Management to manage the online component of this survey.

The information collected in this study will be used by the Lowy Institute to analyse the attitudes of people with Chinese heritage on life in Australia. The results will available to the public on their website (

The survey will take about 15 minutes to complete, depending on your answers, and will be available online between 16 September and 27 October.

The survey is entirely voluntary, but your cooperation is important in order to get an accurate understanding of people with Chinese heritage, including people from all states and territories.

All information you provide will remain completely confidential and will not identify you in any way. Any information you provide will only be used for purposes directly related to this research. Your responses will be protected under the Commonwealth Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles. Our privacy policy is available on our website which provides instructions for access to and correcting personal information or making queries about privacy and personal information provided.

The Social Research Centre is an independent social research company with specialist expertise in social, health and government research services. It is a fully accredited social research company with ADIA and The Research Society. Your personal information will not be disclosed to other organisations for marketing or research purposes.

If you have any questions about your participation in the survey or would like to make a time for an interviewer to call you, please call the Social Research Centre on 1800 023 040 (a free call).