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The Australian Labor Market for Medical Practitioners and Nurses: Training, Migration and Policy Issues

Iredale, Robyn


Australia has a long history of migration of medical practitioners and nurses. This paper will provide an overview of the current situation regarding the supply of and demand for doctors and nurses and Australia's immigration policies and regulatory framework. Trends in training numbers and the relationship to demand will be analyzed and it will be shown that a continuation of widespread shortages can be expected. In recent years, Australia has been the forerunner, among Organisation for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian and Pacific Migration Journal


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