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A global battle for low-skilled workers looms after COVID. Australia needs to be part of it

  • Written by Adam Graycar, Visiting Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
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Australia has been built on immigration. In recent years it has been skilled migration, and that will continue to be important to us, especially as we recover from the COVID economic malaise.

Skilled migrants are offered visas that can lead to permanent residency, whereas those with lesser skills are normally only offered...

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