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International Migration and Employment in Australia

McDonald, Peter


The paper describes the evolution of migration policy in Australia from the 1950s onwards. It focuses in particular on the period after 1995 when the Australian Government concentrated its migration program on skilled immigrants, both permanent and temporary. While conceived as separate programs, over time, the permanent and temporary movements have been merged so that most new permanent skilled immigrants make an application on shore while holding a temporary resident visa. This approach...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Review
DOI: 10.1353/prv.2015.0005


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