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|The lifetime fiscal impact of the Australian permanent migration program||4 MB|
The Fiscal Impact of New Australians model (FIONA) has been developed by the Treasury to estimate the fiscal impact of permanent migrants over their remaining lifetimes in Australia. This estimate captures tax revenues and government expenses incurred by Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments that are directly attributable to migrants.
This paper presents the methodological approach used in FIONA, along with the main modelling results. These include that: