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Three-quarters of Australians biased against Indigenous Australians, study finds

Researcher says implicit bias isn’t itself a measure of racism but can potentially cause it or discriminatory actions

Seventy-five per cent of Australians hold an implicit bias against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, a study has found.

  • The Guardian

The study, published in the Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, is based on more than 11,000 unique responses to an implicit association test over 10 years.

According to Australian National University researcher Siddharth Shirodkar, the results show that “most Australian participants on average – regardless of background – hold an…

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