Despite expert recommendations to adopt a population policy, Australian governments continue to resist.
Considering all the aspects of life in Australia that are affected by population, it's remarkable that the nation doesn't have a national policy on it.
What’s in the box?
From sofas, to clothes and jam, a lot of 'things' are being sent between migrants and their loved ones.
Master Mansions today. From Fourthwall Books’ ‘Master Mansions’ (2017) by Mark Lewis and Tanya Zack.
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Apartheid was to officially end in 1994. So was the fashion of wearing hats as the formalities of business, church and leisure gave way to the informality of urban equality.
Coming together in Finsbury Park.
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'We all have harmony in this area, and these people try to divide us, but we tell them that "we will not let you do that".'
Peter Dutton says changes to citizenship legislation are a modernisation that would bring Australia in line with other countries.
The government has finally found an issue it can cast in terms of “national security” on which it can get a fight with Labor. Bill Shorten usually sticks leech-like to bipartisanship on anything with even…
The executive government in Australia has more power than most people realise, especially when it comes to immigration.
Under US law, the president must publish all of their executive orders for public view. The Australian government is under no such obligation.
It’s not clear how proposed extensive powers for the immigration minister strengthen the integrity of Australian citizenship.
A new bill gives the immigration minister a range of new powers that relate to various aspects of the citizenship acquisition process.
English language tests will be used to decide Australian citizenship.
The English language test is an unfair barrier to anyone for whom English is not their mother tongue.
More needs to be done to stop racist attacks and abuse in UK classrooms.
Border control is a big election issue.
Migration from Eastern Europe spurred support for Brexit. But now migration is falling and the economy will suffer.
If you live in a rural area, you would never think Australia had too many doctors.
Australia has more doctors per population than most comparable countries, yet many living in rural and remote areas don't receive the care they need. Changing the way we train doctors will fix this.
Safe pairs of hands?
The PM will continue with her target of reducing migration to the tens of thousands, despite failing to meet it for years.
A boat full of migrants is rescued by the Italian Navy in October 2015.
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There is an assumption that migrants are pulled to Europe as a 'destination' of choice. New research shows that often isn't the case.
Malcolm Turnbull’s protector on the conservative flank of the party, Peter Dutton, is the target of a new GetUp campaign.
If Peter Dutton lost his seat it would be a major blow to the conservative wing of the Liberal Party.
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall.
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Immigration targets are based on a lack of understanding of the UK's labour needs and could seriously damage the economy.
Peter Dutton’s condemnation of those he terms ‘fake refugees’ is prejudicial.
The government's crackdown on so-called 'fake refugees' imposes undue stress on an already extremely vulnerable community.
The chancellor looks ever more secure as a surge by the SPD falls flat in North-Rhine Westphalia.
The review of H1-B visas might lead to the disappearance of high-skilled Indian IT workers, whom Raj in the TV series Big Bang Theory is based on.
Trump's review on H1-B visa will directly impact high-skilled Indian workers.
Marine Le Pen at a political rally in Metz, France.
What does it mean to be French? The two standing presidential candidates hope voters will agree with their version of the answer.
Are immigrants anti-immigration?
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It depends on how long they have been in the UK.