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Abul Rizvi

Abul Rizvi was a senior official in the Department of Immigration from the early 1990s to 2007 when he left as Deputy Secretary. He was awarded the Public Service Medal and the Centenary Medal for services to development and implementation of immigration policy, including in particular the reshaping of Australia’s intake to focus on skilled migration. He is currently doing a PhD on Australia’s immigration policies.
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Australia’s multicultural advantage

Our immigration success story didn’t happen by accident — but is it under threat?
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Policy on the run

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

On any fair reading, the cases of the nannies don’t go anywhere near meeting the ministry's own guidelines for formal ministerial intervention.
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Tough talk

Has stricter vetting really reduced Australia’s migrant intake?
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Rizvi

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