Emigration and immigration

Commentary

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.

Research 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.

Research 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.

Research 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?

Research 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.

Research 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...

Briefing paper

24 Apr 2018

This policy brief examines two international agreements now under negotiation at the United Nations – the Global Compact on Refugees, and the Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration – and concludes that they have potential to significantly improve the international systems of refugee...

Research report

20 Apr 2018

This research takes a look back on the settlement experiences of young Victorians who arrived in Australia in the preceding five to ten years. Using the National Youth Settlement Framework as a guide, this paper explores a range of indicators to examine the settlement outcomes...

Briefing paper

17 Apr 2018

Population growth and population distribution affect most areas of public policy. This paper examines the benefits that population growth and migration bring to Australia, whilst remaining aware of the challenges created by having a larger population.

Working paper

17 Apr 2018

This working paper examines whether legal labour migration schemes can be opened to humanitarian migrants who may otherwise become targets for people smugglers.

Blog post

8 Mar 2018

In March 2018, the 457 Visa will be formally abolished and replaced by the Temporary Skills Shortage visa. This FlagPost analyses one part of the visa in an attempt to understand how its credibility may have changed over time.

Article

8 Feb 2018

Despite its long history of immigration, the United States has oscillated between perceiving immigration as a valuable resource and as a major challenge. The 2016 election and significant actions on immigration taken by the Trump administration have further raised the issue in political and public...

Research report

29 Jan 2018

As news organisations battle charges of 'fake news' and face low levels of trust from a skeptical public, this study suggests that news outlets still play the largest role in content that gets shared on Twitter, at least when it comes to one contentious issue...

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