Emigration and immigration

Guide

7 Dec 2018

This guide provides an overview of the drivers of Australia’s growing population and an introduction to the key concepts and terminology used.

Policy report

18 Nov 2018

This paper discusses the findings of specially commissioned polling that explores the attitudes of ‘elites’ and ‘ordinary’ Australians to the issue that has caused the UK and US to ‘come apart’ - immigration.

Journal article

11 Nov 2018

The potential value of Australia implementing (and progressively refining over time) an integrated national policy to direct, anticipate, monitor and respond to population change (i.e. a ‘population policy’) would appear to be considerable.

Journal article

11 Nov 2018

Australia is in the midst of a popularly-constructed crisis of population. This so-called crisis, in social terms, is not dissimilar to the many which have come before in Australia’s history.

Commentary

8 Nov 2018

Gladys Berejiklian wants fewer migrants for New South Wales. But that’s not a cost-free option, says a former senior immigration official.

Commentary

25 Oct 2018

The Opposition should swallow Scott Morrison’s bitter pill. But it also needs a longer-term plan, writes Peter Mares.

Article

2 Oct 2018

Despite political commentary, Australia’s population policy is about right when it comes to managing ageing, immigration, economic development and the cities and regions.

Report

26 Sep 2018

This booklet brings together Devpolicy Blog posts on Pacific labour mobility from 2017 to 2018.

Commentary

29 Aug 2018

How will Scott Morrison respond to pressure from the Coalition’s right to cut immigration?

Journal article

15 Aug 2018

Declining net migration gains in New Zealand and concerns over exploitation of people on study and short-term work visas has delayed major changes in immigration policy through to June 2018.

Report

19 Jul 2018

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Adelaide Immigration Transit Accommodation (AITA) facility in July 2017.

Report

19 Jul 2018

This report contains an overview of key observations and concerns arising from the Australian Human Rights Commission’s inspection of the Perth Immigration Detention Centre (PIDC) in August 2017.

Journal article

17 Jul 2018

This article examines four key areas of concern that will have to be dealt with if an effective policy on climate change-induced migration is to be developed.

Commentary

15 Jul 2018

Has stricter vetting really reduced Australia’s migrant intake?

Strategy

Intergovernmentally negotiated and agreed outcome
13 Jul 2018

The global compact for migration is the first, intergovernmentally negotiated agreement, prepared under the auspices of the United Nations, to cover all dimensions of international migration in a holistic and comprehensive manner.

Report

6 Jul 2018

This paper analyses the role of industrialised countries, specifically Australia and New Zealand, and their efforts and policies aimed at assisiting vulnerable Pacific island communities over any future climate-induced migration.

Report

3 Jul 2018

House prices are higher in Sydney and Melbourne than in almost all other developed-nation cities, with the result that most young households cannot afford to buy a detached house. Why? This research examines some possible answers.

Audio interview

21 Jun 2018

Tough border policies are now becoming the norm around the world — with leaders often admiring Australia's 'turn back the boats' immigration policy.

Book

31 May 2018

Australia’s conversation about migrants and refugees is too often defined in the narrow terms of economic self-interests, security threats and humanitarian obligations. This publication examines many of the region’s most troubling situations of people on the move while giving considered attention to the opportunities for...

Working paper

18 May 2018

We add to the literature on the driving forces of international migration. While the existing literature establishes that income differences, migration costs, and certain other factors (e.g. climate or human rights) affect the migration decision, we focus on the broader role of nonpecuniary factors. We...

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