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  • Strengthening Australia’s assisted voluntary return program 

    Swan, Glen (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2017-05-30)
    Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) programs facilitate travel for migrants who want to return home but require financial assistance to do so. In Australia, the AVR program is primarily employed to facilitate return for migrants who have no ongoing legal ...
  • The development benefits of expanding Pacific access to Australia’s labour market 

    Berkelmans, Leon; Pryke, Jonathan (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2016-12-30)
    A stable and prosperous Pacific Islands region is essential for Australia’s security and foreign policy. Australia is investing significant amounts of aid in the development of the region with very mixed results. The economic, demographic, governance, ...
  • How to be exceptional: Australia in the slowing global economy 

    Edwards, John (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2016-11-30)
    This Analysis finds that Australia is an exception to unfavourable trends said to be evident in other advanced economies. There is no evidence of secular stagnation in the Australian economy — and not much evidence of it in the US economy either. ...
  • Economic migration and Australia in the 21st century 

    Wright, Chris F; Clibborn, Stephen; Piper, Nicola; Cini, Nicole (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2016-10-30)
    This Analysis assesses the benefits and challenges of contemporary economic immigration in Australia. While the policy arrangements underpinning economic immigration have undergone significant changes in recent decades, Australian governments have ...

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