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Australia's Seasonal Worker Program: Potential Contribution to Host Communities

Bailey, Rochelle; Shiu, Roannie Ng

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The Australian Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) and New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme are government policies that aim to encourage economic development in the Pacific through various forms of remittances (financial, material and social) that workers take home. Evidence from New Zealand and Canada shows that migrants involved in seasonal worker schemes not only provide a reliable source of labour which boosts productivity; their incomes also encourage economic growth in host...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorBailey, Rochelle
dc.contributor.authorShiu, Roannie Ng
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-27T02:09:21Z
dc.date.available2018-04-27T02:09:21Z
dc.identifier.issn2205-7404
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/142849
dc.description.abstractThe Australian Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) and New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme are government policies that aim to encourage economic development in the Pacific through various forms of remittances (financial, material and social) that workers take home. Evidence from New Zealand and Canada shows that migrants involved in seasonal worker schemes not only provide a reliable source of labour which boosts productivity; their incomes also encourage economic growth in host communities.
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dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT : Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIn Brief (The Australian National University, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program): 2015/32
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dc.source.urihttp://ssgm.bellschool.anu.edu.au/experts-publications/publications/4097/australias-seasonal-worker-program-potential-contribution
dc.titleAustralia's Seasonal Worker Program: Potential Contribution to Host Communities
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
dc.date.issued2015
local.publisher.urlhttp://ssgm.bellschool.anu.edu.au/
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage2
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5f1fffc85ea9b
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
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CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program

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