Immigration
Visa changes target low-skill employment with few worker protections

As visa changes are likely to continue the influx of migrants, the Government is prioritising ...  
Australian visa program a human rights travesty

The Federal Government's treatment of immigrants has repeatedly demonstrated abuse against human ...  
How to discuss population growth without the racism

With Australia now returning to its pre-COVID population growth, people are asking how much ...  
Time for a plebiscite on Big Australia

With a federal election looming, it's worth raising the question to the Australian people whether ...  
On becoming Australian

There are many privileges and responsibilities that come with being an MP, but the best part of my ...  
Immigration reform must respect migrants' rights and drive economic growth

In the mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) for 2021-22, the Government has announced a ...  
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 ...  

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