Maximising the economic contribution of Australia’s migrants and refugees – 2021-22 Pre-Budget Submission

Jan 10, 2021 | Policy & Research

The Settlement Council of Australia puts forward in this pre-budget submission a proposal for increasing the economic participation of migrants and refugees in Australia. It is widely acknowledged that migration will be a key plank of the recovery from COVID-19.1 However, in order to maximise the benefits of migration, it is essential that the policy and program settings are optimised to promote independence and economic participation.