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The Right Fit – Attracting and retaining newcomers in regional towns (November 2019)

This excellent report is the culmination of work undertaken by Talia Stump at Multicultural NSW for her Churchill Fellowship this year.

Regional and rural towns around the world face depopulation and decline. Migrants can help reverse this trend, but many towns aren’t aware that they don’t have to look abroad to find people. There are people from migrant and refugee backgrounds already living in the same country, in larger cities, who might be interested to relocate and who can offer what the town is looking for. Secondary migration is when migrants choose to relocate from their initial destination to a new location. It can create strong futures for regional communities and newcomers, so long as the fit is right.

To access and to download the report browse Multicultural NSW publications here.