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Australia’s weak labour market causes NZ migration slump

Weakened labour markets in Australia and New Zealand have resulted in a significant slump in net ...  
New pathway to permanent migration encourages gaming of visa system

Amendments made to the visa system will give temporary entrants an opportunity to exploit it in ...  
Update of Australia’s biggest ever labour trafficking scam

The Government is contemplating a substantial increase in immigration, so it's worth reflecting on ...  
Environment in peril as Premier urged to increase population

To achieve post-pandemic recovery, the NSW Government is advising an immigration surge that would ...  
Skilling Australians Fund: A fee for no service

Poorly drafted legislation to levy businesses that sponsor migrants for a work visa has resulted ...  
Partner visas the big winner in new Migration Program

The Government clearly let politics influence the migration outcome, issuing way more partner ...  
Uncertainty looms for offshore visa holders

On 23 September 2021, the Greens announced that they will introduce new legislation to extend and ...  
Outcome of 2020-21 Migration Program: Alex Hawke panics on immigration

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has at last released the report on the outcome of the 2020-21 ...  
Bridging visa boom sparks audit request

An audit into the partner visa processing system has been requested by a Labor MP after an incr ...  
Temporary entrants in Australia: Who is left and what is to come

After peaking at 2.41 million in December 2019, the number of temporary entrants in Australia fell ...  
The Australian immigration prison system

Australian immigration laws are excessively harsh and our Immigration Minister has near-unchecked ...  
COVID-19 saving AAT from burgeoning backlogs

The AAT's overall migration caseload declined in 2020-21 — but the asylum seeker backlog cont ...  
Home Affairs delays visa processing while applications drop

Home Affairs’ resources allocation is fundamentally flawed and with a reduction in visa lodge ...  
Agriculture Visas: Modern slavery continues

The Morrison Government is now committed to introducing a dedicated Agriculture Visa from the end ...  
Border Force Commissioner's decisions are above the law

Travel exemption decisions are based on the personal opinion of the ABF Commissioner with no ...  
Government approved visas against migration laws

The DHA approved work visas illegally for Hong Kong passport holders in August 2020, misleading ...  
Home Affairs: Making money while migrants miss out

Our Government has been making money out of the pandemic — charging fees for visas to companies ...  
Undoing Dutton’s worst skilled migration policy mistakes is not enough

A report on skilled migration proposes the Government undo some of Peter Dutton’s worst skilled ...  
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