Rural migration hasn't worked, changes flagged by federal government

Jamieson Murphy
May 1 2023 - 6:00am
Immigration Minister Claire O'Neil unveiled the report that will shape future migration policy. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Immigration Minister Claire O'Neil unveiled the report that will shape future migration policy. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

FOR decades Australia has unsuccessfully tried to entice more migrants to rural areas with regional visas that are "overly complex without clear objectives", a new government report has declared.

Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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