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  • Inquiry into migration in regional Australia put on hold

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration has decided to suspend its inquiry into migration in regional Australia, in light of the economic effects of the public health situation changing the nature of the needs of communities in regional Australia.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 27 March 2020


  • Getting down to business on migration

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will tomorrow hold a public hearing for its inquiry into migration in regional Australia, featuring the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 26 February 2020


  • Committee to discuss regional migration with local government peak body

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration is holding a public hearing for its inquiry into migration in regional Australia on 27 November 2019.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 26 November 2019


  • Committee to examine migration in South Australia

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration is headed to South Australia to examine how to encourage migrants to settle and remain in regional areas, in the first round of regional hearings for its inquiry into migration in regional Australia.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 18 November 2019


  • Migration in regional Australia under the spotlight

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration is holding the first public hearing for its inquiry into migration in regional Australia in Canberra on 16 October 2019.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019


  • Learning from regional migration success stories

    A federal parliamentary committee is hitting the road to find out what can be done to increase the number of migrants moving to regional areas.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 14 August 2019



    14 Aug 2019: Learning from regional migration success stories PDF: Learning from regional migration success stories


    Committee Secretariat contact:

    Committee Secretary
    Joint Standing Committee on Migration
    PO Box 6021
    Parliament House
    Canberra ACT 2600

    Phone: +61 2 6277 4560
    Fax: +61 2 6277 4844
    migration@aph.gov.au

    About this inquiry

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will inquire and report on migration in regional Australia.


    Past Public Hearings

    19 Mar 2020: Via Teleconference
    26 Feb 2020: Canberra
    12 Feb 2020: Canberra

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    Inquiry Status

    Submissions closed

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