POST 61: THE WESTERN AUSTRALIA PARTY ASSESSMENT OF OCTOBER UNEMPLOYMENT FIGURES

Introduction The latest ABS unemployment figures for October 2020, demonstrates how important it is to keep overseas immigration in check at a time of rising unemployment. Australia’s official headline unemployment rose to 7.0%.[1] For Western Australia the headline figure is 6.6%. The effective unemployment rate offers a more realistic picture of unemployment and is central... Continue Reading →

POST 57: NEW REPORT REVEALS AUSTRALIAN’S HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF MASS MIGRATION AND POPULATION GROWTH

Summary The Australian Population Research Institute pre-Covid annual survey of voters’ attitudes to population growth found that a SIGNIFICANT 72-PER CENT say Australia does not need more people and that HALF want immigration reduced. Voters who want lower immigration say it is harming quality of life in the cities, causing urban congestion and higher house... Continue Reading →

POST 52: THE MORRISON GOVERNMENT’S MIGRATION PLANS IN THE 2020-21 BUDGET.

Introduction In the wake of the Federal government’s 2020-21 budget, there was negligible commentary about the new policies and funds for Australia’s migration program. What direction is the Morrison government taking Australia's future migration program? The Government plan for the return of a huge migration intake Permanent migration is back up to its pre-pandemic levels,... Continue Reading →

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