Govt to leave migration tap turned off when the borders reopen
Nash delivers Faafoi speech, which announces 200 new places for wealthy arrivals; Refers to tougher minimum employer requirements and labour market tests, but no detail
TLDR: The Government has unveiled a less-than-detailed migration policy shift to leave the tap of cheap and easy temporary workers turned off once the Covid-19 border controls are lifted.
The ‘policy reset’ was pitched as the beginning of a ‘conversation’ with employers, referring to a full Inquiry that has only just begun at the Productivity Commission …
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