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The federal government has defended high migration levels, after the RBA suggests closed borders are creating pockets of wage growth

The federal government has defended Australia’s historic immigration levels after Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe commented on the ties between migrant labour and wages. As the international border remains closed, keeping many skilled workers out of Australia, the Department of Home Affairs pointed to research showing migrant labour […]
The federal government has defended high migration levels, after the RBA suggests closed borders are creating pockets of wage growth
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New data about non-essential arrivals and departures has caused a political storm. It may not tell the whole picture, one expert says.

Newly released data alleging more than 10,000 travellers entered Australia for non essential reasons in April this year has sparked renewed criticism of the Morrison government’s approach to international borders. The figures from the Department of Home Affairs, along with ABS figures that show similarly high numbers of arrivals in […]
New data about non-essential arrivals and departures has caused a political storm. It may not tell the whole picture, one expert says.