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Politics and the population question during the pandemic

There is a huge gulf between Australia’s elite and Australia’s electorate on immigration policies – a gulf which has hardened since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. This report sets out the data from TAPRI's July 2021 survey and then outlines the possible implications...
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The crisis in the overseas student industry: how should government respond?

This report argues that universities should be required to deliver educational and research activity relevant to Australian domestic students and to Australian industry needs.
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Immigration, population growth and voters: who cares, and why?

This report summarises a national survey of voters’ attitudes to population growth, immigration, and cultural and economic change run by The Australian Population Research Institute in 2018.
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Australia’s higher education overseas student industry revisited

The Department of Education and Training has recently released higher education enrolment statistics for 2017. These show a striking increase in the share of commencing overseas students to all commencing students for all Australian universities from 26.7 per cent in 2016 to 28.9 per cent...
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Australia’s higher education overseas student industry: in a precarious state

This report argues that the international student industry in Australia is in a precarious state because of its high dependence on overseas-student fee revenue and because current enrolment levels are not secure.