Temporary Migration Changes the Nation

Posted on: Wed 19 Apr 2017

In the past 20 years we’ve seen a shift in the way Australia does migration. This week, the Federal Government announced that it would abolish the 457 visa and replace it with two new visas. 

In the past, the model in Australia has been one of permanent migration, but that has changed with the introduction of a whole lot of categories of temporary visas.

Author of ‘Not Quite Australian, How Temporary Migration is Changing the Nation‘ and journalist, Peter Mares spoke to Sarah Martin.

Produced by Sarah Martin

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