Immigration
Visa system still leaving migrants jobless and homeless

With record-sized growth in temporary entrants straining rental and job markets, Home Affairs must ...  
Struggle street ahead for new migrants if jobs forecast on target

Temporary entrants and new migrants will struggle to survive if the weakened job market predicted ...  
Paths for the Albanese Government to improve immigration in 2023

After disrepair in the visa system and implementing urgent interim measures, 2023 will have to be ...  
Another year of hell for refugees

While a few good news stories have emerged regarding asylum seekers in Australia, many are still ...  
#4 TOP STORY OF 2022: Rapid growth in skilled independent visas under Albanese

The Albanese Government is set to open up Australia's skilled migrant intake, according to Dr ...  
#5 TOP IA STORY OF 2022:  Neo-Nazi pub incident more complex than it seems

IA was alerting Australia about the rise of White supremacists while other publications were ...  
#6 TOP IA STORY OF 2022: Home Affairs losing control of visa system

Plotting Australia's shambolic immigration system in 2022 was a former Deputy Secretary of the ...  
More than cash cows: Overseas students key to migration program

Universities should encourage overseas students to do courses in health and education, and TAFEs ...  
Asylum advocates continue to mislead on abuse of system

A recent article addressing the backlog in refugee cases contains misleading information and does ...  
Restoring visa integrity an essential political operation

Restoring integrity in our problematic visa system will be a difficult process, but a necessary ...  
Net movement of visitor visa holders highlights Home Affairs hitch

In 2022, it is likely the net positive movement of people on visitor visas will exceed all prev ...  
Overseas student visas entering a new phase

Home Affairs is desperately trying to cope with a huge surge in overseas student visa applicati ...  
Skill stream under Labor's Migration Program hits historical high

The planned composition of Labor's 2022-23 Migration Program has a significantly larger skill ...  
Dutton pouts after Albo delivers on Migration Program

After the Coalition stalled for almost a year, worsening our labour shortage, Dutton has the gall ...  
System fails to protect migrants — asylum applications soar

Is the ongoing rise in asylum applications from Pacific Island nations a case of the Department of ...  
Hey, Albo, it is 'Time to Fly' beyond L-NP's immigration mistakes

After years of Coalition cruelty toward asylum seekers, it's time for Australia to be progressive ...  
Government issues biggest round of Skilled Independent visas in years

The Labor Government has issued its largest number of Skilled Independent visas in years as well ...  
A federal human rights act would help curb racism in Australia

A federal human rights act will encourage equality among Australians and begin the process of ...  

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