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Australia needs 'well managed population growth', not cuts: business lobby

Australia needs 'well managed population growth', not cuts: business lobby

Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott has joined fellow business leaders in warning against Scott Morrison's promised reduction to the immigration cap.

  • by Dana McCauley & Michael Koziol

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Morrison's fix for congestion no solution for cities
Opinion
Immigration

Morrison's fix for congestion no solution for cities

From the Prime Minister who brought us "fair dinkum power" comes a new kite sure to fall to the ground before it has fully taken flight.

  • by The Canberra Times
Judge temporaily blocks US from enforcing Trump asylum ban
Donald Trump

Judge temporaily blocks US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

A US judge temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico.

  • by Dan Levine
Visa squeeze on families and skilled workers under Morrison's population pitch
Scott Morrison

Visa squeeze on families and skilled workers under Morrison's population pitch

Tougher approach from Coalition government will force aspiring migrants to wait longer for permanent residency.

  • by David Crowe
Scott Morrison's population pitch may resonate with voters
Analysis
Analysis

Scott Morrison's population pitch may resonate with voters

Migration will be a central issue in the upcoming federal election.

  • by David Crowe
'You’re an adult now, you can do whatever you want.' Yeah, not really
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Immigration

'You’re an adult now, you can do whatever you want.' Yeah, not really

Like many children of migrant parents, Han Nguyen has been on the receiving end of that sentence.

  • by Han Nguyen
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'Ironman' Prime Minister has tin ear on climate
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'Ironman' Prime Minister has tin ear on climate

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten can appear to be each other’s best asset as they prepare for the election.

'Enough, enough, enough': Scott Morrison says he will cut Australia's migration intake
Scott Morrison

'Enough, enough, enough': Scott Morrison says he will cut Australia's migration intake

"The roads are clogged, the buses and trains are full. The schools are taking no more enrolments."

  • by Bevan Shields
Bourke Street terror an opportunity to revisit immigration debate
Opinion
Opinion

Bourke Street terror an opportunity to revisit immigration debate

Why Hassan Khalif Shire Ali attacked people in Bourke Street is less relevant than what is to be done to maintain community support for immigration.

  • by Tony Walker
100 years after WWI, a glaring lack of leadership on difficult issues
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Opinion

100 years after WWI, a glaring lack of leadership on difficult issues

It seems to be far easier for our current "leaders" to exploit divisions, rather than face our problems head-on.

  • by Crispin Hull
Wesfarmers, Coles bosses throw support behind immigration
Wesfarmers

Wesfarmers, Coles bosses throw support behind immigration

In 2017-18 162,417 migrants were welcomed under the Australian government's immigration program, well below the government ceiling of 190,000.

  • by Hamish Hastie