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Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 13 2018

Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms

The NSW opposition leader has called for a cap on Australia's migrant intake as Sydney and Melbourne reach infrastructure breaking point.

Housing: Responding to Australia’s Population Explosion
Business
Tuesday September 12 2017

Housing: Responding to Australia’s Population Explosion

Australia’s relative social and economic success – we hold the record for the longest run of uninterrupted economic growth – is founded in large part on...

New Zealand Immigration Hurting Productivity
Business
Thursday March 23 2017

New Zealand Immigration Hurting Productivity

New Zealand's labour productivity fell 0.7 per cent in the year to March 2016, bolstered by the strong labour market as waves of migrants look for...

CEDA Report Critical of 457 Visas
Business
Monday November 14 2016

CEDA Report Critical of 457 Visas

The 457 visa temporary migration program was singled out for being poorly regulated and allowing employers to import and exploit large pools of unskilled workers, with...

Slowing Migration Could be Bad News for Construction
Business
Tuesday September 29 2015

Slowing Migration Could be Bad News for Construction

The slowest rate of population growth in 10 years and slowing rates of migration could spell unwelcome news for the construction sector in Australia not only...

Irish Reno Scammers to be Deported
Residential
Monday January 26 2015

Irish Reno Scammers to be Deported

More than two dozen Irish nationals, including minors, will be deported after scamming Perth homeowners for renovation work that wasn't completed.

Foreign Worker Plan to Boost Aussie Jobs
Business
Wednesday September 3 2014

Foreign Worker Plan to Boost Aussie Jobs

A new program allowing foreign workers to fill regional skill shortages will boost rather than undercut jobs for Australians, the government insists.

Migration Accounts for Half of Australian Population Growth
Urban Planning
Thursday August 15 2013

Migration Accounts for Half of Australian Population Growth

Last year saw a 1.7 per cent increase in population growth with nearly 400,000 new people living in Australia, and over half of that increase was...

Civil
Mar 16 2018
Trump Examines Mexico Border Wall Designs

US President Donald Trump has toured the US border with Mexico and examined eight styles of walls, prototypes for the barrier he promised to build to...

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Residential
Mar 6 2018
Cutting Migration Not the Answer to Affordable Housing

The housing industry has backed a new report into housing affordability calling for more supply but has cautioned against a cut in the migration intake to...

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