The South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES), at the University of Adelaide, was commissioned by a consortium of businesses and peak bodies to explore national immigration policy in the context of challenges facing economic and business development in South Australia, particularly for regional South Australia (SA). Migration Solutions were amongst the key stakeholders, which included:

  • Migration Solutions
  • Thomas Foods
  • International
  • RDA Murraylands and Riverland
  • Shahin Enterprises
  • Local Government
  • Association of SA
    Education Adelaide
  • The Population
  • Institute of Australia
  • The Urban
  • Development Institute of Australia
  • The Property Council SA
  • Migration Institute of Australia
  • BDO Australia

The reports explore the potential benefits of reforming migration policies, advocating for change to immigration policy in Australia.

Report 1: Key Challenges
Report 2: Potential Benefits
Report 3: Policy solutions

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Economic migrant jobs boost

Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, will introduce legislation in Federal Parliament next month to amend the Migration Act, aimed at boosting business and …

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