Dick Smith blames high number of migrants for housing crisis

Entrepreneur Dick Smith has blamed the “ridiculous” number of migrants moving to Australia for the country’s housing affordability crisis. He told Sky News yesterday evening that many young people would be unable to purchase a home as prices in capital cities continue to surge, rising by hundreds of dollars every day.

Key visa cancellation statistics

Here is some very interesting data on Visa Cancellations. If you have ever wondered how many Australian visas are cancelled and the reasons behind this, then you may be interested in this information from the Australian Department of Immigration.

Declining Population Growth in South Australia

Looking at recent ABS population data (June 2016 released in December) and SA has now fallen to only 0.5% population growth – 9,300 people against the national average of 1.4%. This is a steady decline since the heady days of 2009 when population growth was high and unemployment was low/lower.

Khaled Sharrouf stripped of citizenship under anti-terror laws

Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has become the first Australian to be stripped of citizenship after the Turnbull government ­invoked anti-­terrorism laws. The Weekend Australian can reveal a secret panel of intelligence ­officers, police, bureaucrats and lawyers revoked Sharrouf’s Australian citizenship earlier this year.

Khaled Sharrouf stripped of citizenship under anti-terror laws

Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has become the first Australian to be stripped of citizenship after the Turnbull government ­invoked anti-­terrorism laws. The Weekend Australian can reveal a secret panel of intelligence ­officers, police, bureaucrats and lawyers revoked Sharrouf’s Australian citizenship earlier this year.

Dutton defends visa check move

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has defended moves allowing him to order holders of a ten year visitor’s visa to undergo a revalidation check after Labor condemned the handing of new “Trump like” powers to the government.

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