Population growth will be the missing piece of Australia’s economic recovery out of the coronavirus pandemic
net migration will be in a deficit of 72,000 and a deficit of 22,000 people in 2021-22
jurisdictions such as NSW and the ACT pushing for their return
NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet last week called for a portion of inbound arrivals to be made available to students to keep the university sector and other businesses that rely on them sustainable for one more year.
Morrison government has resisted such calls saying the almost 40,000 Australians looking to come home should be given priority
shake up short-term visas to make sure they were meeting business needs.