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‘Promoters of a Big Australia never give up’

Michael McLaren

Michael is joined by Judith Sloan, Contributing Economics Editor with The Australian, who writes that ‘the promoters of a Big Australia never give up, irrespective of the circumstances.  Strong economic growth?  We need more migrants. Weak economic growth?  We need more migrants. The answer is always the same.’

 

‘What’s worse than the constant, self-serving urgings is that these interest groups clearly have the ear of most politicians at all three tiers of government.’

‘Sadly, it seems the federal government, which controls the migration program, is keen to resume high levels of migration as soon as possible.’ ‘

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