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Migration and labour markets

Policies to boost prosperity for all
Australia will benefit if we create clear pathways to permanent residency and citizenship. Here’s what we should do.
28.02.2023 News
A better skilled-migration program can help address Australia’s big economic challenges.
09.02.2023 Submission
Getting Australia’s migration policy right could boost productivity and help repair the budget.
20.12.2022 News


Australia’s migration opportunity: how rethinking skilled migration can solve some of our biggest problems

A reset of Australia’s skilled migration program can lift Australians’ living standards, attract global talent, raise Australia’s lagging rate of productivity growth and boost federal and state government budgets by billions each year.

14.12.2022 report

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Brendan Coates
Economic Policy Program Director
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Migration and Labour Markets Deputy Program Director
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