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It shows an increase across all ancestry groups, with a large jump in some groups such as those of Greek, Lebanese or Chinese ancestry.In these groups, first generation inter-partnering rates sit at around 10 per cent, and increase to 30 per cent or more in the second generation and 60 per cent or more by the third generation.
Greek, Aboriginal, Korean, Indian and Muslim services are on offer, as well as some for people specifically interested in interracial relationships.
Ms Delmage says the practice of online dating or matchmaking has evolved and adapted to meet the needs of specific ethnic groups.
"There are some studies that would look specifically at particular sites,” Delmage explains.
Along with these are the mainstream sites, the largest being which caters for everyone, but does have an option where people can state a preference for a particular ethnic background.
In RSVP's own survey of more than 3,000 people last year, more than a third rated ethnic background as important when identifying a suitable partner.
It's a trend that Michelle Lewis's J-Junction is seeking to resist in the Jewish community.
Ms Lewis says there's still a stigma attached to meeting people through at matchmaking or online services and this can stop people from looking at these avenues.
Add to this the fact that many Australians already have mixed ancestry and the idea of marrying within one's own racial or religious group is no longer a given.
But for some, maintaining a sense of cultural identity remains important in their choice of partner.
And these people are embracing new technology along with more traditional means in their search for a partner from the same background.
Listen to the full Radio feature from SBS World News: "The reason that continuity is so important for the Jewish community is that if we look at the statistics - and we do when there's a census, we have people who do reports on them," explains Lewis.
Sharon Delmage is the Chair of Communication and Media studies at Murdoch University in Western Australia.