Select Committee on Temporary Migration [final report]


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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Temporary Migration


Australia's temporary migration programme is designed to allow people to come to Australia for a range of purposes, including: work; international relations; study; training; and to visit. The right to work is provided under various circumstances, and different temporary visas allow different work conditions and periods. Temporary visa holders make a valuable and substantial contribution to Australia's economic, social and cultural fabric. Since the mid-1990s, Australia has shifted from a permanent migration system towards one focused on temporary migration and the number of temporary...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Policy; Labour market; Economics; Culture and society

Keywords: Skilled migration; Immigration; Migrants; International students; Temporary employment; Skill shortage; Labour supply; Government role; Policy analysis; Regulation; Social structure; Economy; Economic impact; Economic implication; Employment outcomes; Working conditions; Quality of working life; Human rights; Equal treatment; Wage differential

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Commonwealth of Australia, 2021

Physical description: xix, 211 p.

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ISBN: 9781760932916

Chair, Raff Ciccone

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 145.696

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