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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    India usurps China as leading source of permanent immigrants in Australia

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney India usurps China as main immigrant source India has become the leading source of permanent migrants to Australia for the first time, ahead of China, ... Trends study showed. "Between 1996 and 2011, Australia's overseas-born population grew by more than 40 per cent to reach six million," said Immigration Minister Brendan ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Australia’s growth solution- more Australians

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 01:32pm by Reuters

    ... Wayne Cole in Sydney Despite arid interior, Australia has plenty of living room on its 26,000 kilometres of fertile coastline For a modern developed nation, Australia is taking ... and clearly entails all sorts of environmental challenges. But again Australia is better placed than many to cope. While much of the hinterland is bush, there is plenty of living room on its 26,000 ...

  3. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka rescues Australia-bound illegal immigrants

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... have said they were still hopeful of taking a boat ride to Australia to start a new life. In many cases the illegal immigrants were trying to escape poverty at home. Sri Lankan police have ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Sri Lanka’s navy has rescued 70 would-be illegal immigrants drifting on the high seas in the country’s first detected case of people-smuggling since ...

  4. News - World - MIGRATION

    Rupert Murdoch calls on Australia to take in more immigrants

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Murdoch urges Australia to open its doors Global press baron Rupert Murdoch has urged Australia to be open to immigrants and engage more deeply with Asia, as he celebrated 50 years of the national newspaper he founded, The Australian. Murdoch, some of whose British and United States media outlets often take a hard line on migrants, said Australia ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian immigration chief defends visas for asylum seekers

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Immigration boss denies permits granting limited freedom are 'new low' Canberra defends new asylum visas Australia denied yesterday its policies ... swamping capacity in Pacific camps on Nauru and Papua New Guinea. To resolve the impasse immigration minister Chris Bowen announced on Wednesday that some asylum seekers would be released ...

  6. News - Asia - IMMIGRATION

    Australia speeds up visa scheme to attract rich Chinese investors

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... to show for secrecy reasons or tax reasons," said Rossana Gonzalez, immigration agent at Immigration Experts Australia. By the end of last month, just 436 visas had been approved compared ... Reuters in Sydney Approvals to fast-tracked and disclosure rules relaxed in move to attract more investment Australia speeds up visa scheme to lure rich Chinese Australia has taken steps ...

  7. News - China Insider - IMMIGRATION

    English a hurdle for Shandong villagers wanting to live 'Australian dream'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 11:42am by Amy Li

    ... Language Testing System) scores- a higher bar holding back many ambitious applicants. Under Australia’s revised immigration policies launched in 2011, skilled welders now need to score at least 6.0 ... to score better, the number of villagers immigrating to Australia has dropped sharply since 2007, said a local official.  But apparently English skill was not so much an issue for the hundreds ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian judge backs Canberra's hard line on immigration

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:54am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Court rules baby born to asylum seekers in Australia is unlawful arrival and denies visa Judge backs Canberra's hard line on immigration A baby born ... Canberra's immigration policy is designed to stop asylum seekers from using people smugglers to bring them to Australia by boat, a practice which has resulted in the drowning of hundreds of people ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s PM-elect Abbott faces early asylum-seeker test

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 03:17pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Two boats carrying asylum seekers to Australia intercepted and diverted to Christmas Island in an early challenge to PM-elect Tony Abbott's anti-illegal immigration resolve Australia’s prime minister-elect Tony Abbott faced an early test on Monday over the divisive issue of asylum-seekers, with the first people-smuggling boats arriving on his watch ...

  10. News - Asia - BOATPEOPLE

    Sri Lankan navy saves 138 Bangladeshi and Myanmar nationals

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to check Sri Lankan fishing boats taking would-be illegal immigrants to Australia. Warnakulasuriya said it was not yet known where the rescued passengers came from or were headed. Officials said ...




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