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Henry Sherrell

Report

Rethinking permanent skilled migration after the pandemic

Before COVID-19, Australia was one of the world’s most open countries for migration. However, recent travel restrictions have brought migration to a standstill. This report shows how Australia’s permanent skilled migration program should change when borders are reopened.
Discussion paper

Putting language in place: improving the Adult Migrant English Program

This paper provides important context for the changes to the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) announced by the federal government this month, which include expanding eligibility to accessing the AMEP and relaxing the timeframe in which people can access this support. It builds on conversations...
Blog post

The horticulture labour shortage myth

In an era where structural aid cuts have undermined Australia’s capacity to deliver poverty reduction, there should be a more active approach to support a broader development agenda which includes migration, argues Henry Sherell.
Report

Effects of temporary migration: shaping Australia’s society and economy

This report examines the facts around temporary migration, its importance to business and the economic benefits it delivers to Australians. While less often discussed than permanent migration, it is a significant and important part of Australia’s migration system.
Guide

Overseas students in Australian higher education: a quick guide

This quick guide provides an overview of key information related to overseas students in Australian higher education. Higher education accounted for 68.5 per cent ($22.2 billion) of international education export income in 2017–18, and 45.6 per cent of all overseas student enrolments in 2018.