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Australian Government is Planning to Settle New Migrants in Regional Areas

October 2018, 09
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The Federal Government is revealing a plan on October 9 that will settle current migrants in regional areas of Australia for up to five years after their entry in Australia. 

Alan Tudge, Minister for Population and Cities, will set out his idea to bust excess in Australia's largest cities- Sydney and Melbourne - in a speech in Melbourne succeeding today. 

It was initially reported in August this time that the Morrison Cabinet was examining a proposal to launch a mandatory regional settlement method for some migrants, along with skilled and family stream, that was due to go prior Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet earlier he was removed.

Latest Statistics About Immigrants

The latest figures of the Home Affairs Department announced that a vast majority of recently arrived migrants- 87% are currently living in Melbourne and Sydney.

Below the proposal, current migrants will be required to settle in Australia regional areas fighting with low population and additional capital cities outside the capitals of Victorian and NSW.

David Coleman, Immigration Minister stated on Monday that some regions of Australia need more migrants.

The problem of regional order is a significant one. It is an area in the system where there’s a place for improvement, Mr. Coleman said to journalists in a meeting in Melbourne.

Australia has many visas, including 489 Skilled (Provisional),  Skilled Regional (Permanent) 887 and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (187)  that are intended to assist migrants to regional areas.

Migration Agent states those on temporary visas have to live in the regional areas to meet the required preconditions before they are granted permanent residency

Not Sufficient Job Opportunities In the Regional Areas

For many people an Australian authority evaluated skills and experience as part of my visa process. Plenty of people understands that companies favor local candidates for such positions.

Many Reportedly said they spend approximately two hours every day just traveling between home and work. There’s simply no time for the family, something that was high when they in the metro region.

Some areas are feeling the population pressures especially Sydney and Melbourne, while there are different regions in Australia which are screaming out for more people, Alan Tudge, Citizenship Minister said to media.

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