Australia’s population hit 25 million decades ahead of time

Australia’s population to hit 25 million – a decade earlier than forecast Australia’s population has officially hit the 25 million mark, almost a decade earlier than projected, according to projections from the Australian... Read more »
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Australia abolishes 457 immigration work visas to ‘put Australians first’

“We’ll no longer let 457 visas be passports to jobs that could and should go to Australians” says Turnbull The Turnbull government has cracked down on foreign worker visas and adopted an... Read more »
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US will take up to 1,250 refugees under Australian deal, says White House

United States will apply ‘extreme vetting’ to up to 1,250 asylum seekers it has agreed to resettle as part of a deal with Australia The US government has said it will resettle... Read more »

‘Undocumented’ Irish population growing in Australia

Around 400 Irish citizens were “returned or removed” from Australia for violating the conditions of their visa in the 12 months By Ciara Kenny (Irish Times) The number of Irish citizens on... Read more »

Voices from Manus Island

Exclusive story by Ms. Sarwat Hassan: Australians have had to witness disturbing images in the past few weeks. Weak men who refused to eat behind barbed wires and fences, while others, choking... Read more »