CFMEU Submission to the 2016-17 Skilled Occupation List

The Productivity Commission is undertaking an inquiry into Australia’s migration program and the use of charges to determine the intake of migrants. The objectives of the inquiry are to examine and identify future options for the intake of temporary and permanent entrants that improve the income, wealth and living standards of Australian citizens, improve the budgets and balance sheets of Australian governments, minimise administration and compliance costs associated with immigration, and provide pathways both for Australian citizens to be altruistic towards foreigners including refugees, and for Australia’s international responsibilities and obligations to foreign residents to be met.

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Authorised by Michael O'Connor, National Secretary,165 Bouverie Street Carlton 3053