Migration: the economic debate

Migration: the economic debate

Nov 8
CEDA’s final research report for 2016, Migration: the economic debate examines what changes in public policy with respect to the migration program are necessary to sustain its contribution to Australia’s economic development and social cohesion and to maintain community support.
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Michelle Guthrie, Managing Director, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Professor Peter Shergold AC, Chancellor, Western Sydney University
Carla Zampatti AC, Executive Chairman, Carla Zampatti Pty Ltd

Event Overview

Australia's migration program shapes our modern nation. Through migration, we participate in a global skill network, boost connectedness and meet international standards of citizenship.

The interplay between low natural population growth and the scale of permanent and temporary immigration informs population policy and directly impacts economic, social and environmental well-being. Policy settings and program effectiveness are increasingly important to how our businesses, cities and our economy grow.

CEDA's final research report for 2016, Migration: the economic debate investigates reforms to improve alignment of Australia's migration program, economic development and nation building.

All attendees receive a copy of CEDA's research report.


Meet the speakers

Michelle Guthrie
Managing Director, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Professor Peter Shergold AC
Chancellor, Western Sydney University

Carla Zampatti AC
Executive Chairman, Carla Zampatti Pty Ltd

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