Organisation

Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Owning Institution:
Report

Interim report of the Inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker Program

The Joint Committee on Migration has decided to produce this interim report for the inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker Program because of the urgent need to address the substantial labour shortages Australia’s agricultural and horticultural industry is facing for the upcoming harvest season.
Report

The report of the inquiry into review processes associated with visa cancellations made on criminal grounds

Long-term permanent residents of Australia from all countries must understand that they are not protected from possible deportation for criminal activity, regardless of the length of time they have lived in Australia.
Report

No one teaches you to become an Australian

Each year, approximately 200,000 people from across the seas choose to make Australia their permanent home. This inquiry had a particular consideration of the social engagement of youth migrants, and what can be done to address issues arising from anti-social behaviour such as gang activity.
Chapter

Chapter 7: Migrant youth

Part of the terms of reference for this inquiry asked the Committee to: give particular consideration to social engagement of youth migrants, including involvement of youth migrants in anti-social behaviour such as gang activity, and the adequacy of the Migration Act 1958 character test provisions...
Report

Report of the Inquiry into the Business Innovation and Investment Programme

The goal of Australia’s migration programme is to meet Australia’s economic and social needs through building the economy, shaping society, supporting the labour market and reuniting family. The Business Innovation and Investment Programme is designed to meet those needs by attracting high quality investors and...