Australia boosts migration quota, yet foreigners not returning fast enough to fill workforce gaps

Australia boosts migration quota, yet foreigners not returning fast enough to fill workforce gaps

13 days ago

SYDNEY: Australia is facing difficulties attracting enough foreigners to fill its workforce gaps, despite raising its yearly permanent migration quota by 35,000 people to 195,000.

Migrants, students and working visa holders, as well as tourists, are returning to Australia in ever-increasing numbers, following the country’s reopening from COVID-19.

But it could take some time before Australia’s labour force, which relies heavily on foreign workers, feels the impact from the quota increase, as it competes with other countries for talent.

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