Why Australia needs to rethink skilled migration

by Brendan Coates, Trent Wiltshire, Tyler Reysenbach

09.02.2023 Submission
Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration’s inquiry into Australia’s migration system

Australia faces some big challenges: sluggish productivity growth, a growing budget problem as our population ages, and a difficult transition to a net-zero economy. A better skilled-migration program can help address each of these.

Trent Wiltshire

Economic Prosperity Deputy Program Director
Trent Wiltshire is the Deputy Program Director of Grattan Institute’s Economic Prosperity program. He previously worked at the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, as Domain Group’s economist, and at the Reserve Bank of Australia

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