Finding a place to call home: immigration in Australia

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What are the key issues and challenges relating to immigration in Australia? Where do immigrants come from, where do they settle, and what types of jobs do they do? How do migrants affect the wages? To what extent do we see skills mismatch among migrants entering our workforce? Does discrimination and bias remain an issue in our society? Are we doing enough to support the forced immigrants to Australia? This report seeks to provide insights into these questions and many more. It explores the profile and evolution of immigration in Australia over recent years, and undertakes a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Skills and knowledge; Qualifications; Outcomes; Culture and society; Economics

Keywords: Immigration; Migrants; Refugees; Labour utilisation; Employment opportunity; Skills mismatch; Underemployment; Education work relationship; Wellbeing; Social inclusion; Multiculturalism; Perception; Attitude; Recruitment; Discrimination; Policy implications; Economic impact; Economic development; Social development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Perth, Western Australia: Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, Curtin University, 2019

Physical description: xvi, 130 p.

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Series: Focus on the States series; no. 7, November 2019

ISBN: 9781925757026

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 139.287

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