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  • Improving Australia’s skilled migration program

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration today presented the final report for its inquiry into Australia’s skilled migration program.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 9 August 2021


  • Committee to examine skilled migration in technology and education

    Joint Standing Committee on Migration holding public hearing today in Canberra for inquiry into Australia’s skilled migration program.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 27 May 2021


  • The role of the National Skills Commissioner in skilled migration

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will today hold a public hearing with the National Skills Commission for the inquiry into Australia’s skilled migration program.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021


  • Skilled migration inquiry hearings across Victoria

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will hold a series of public hearings in Melbourne, Albury and Shepparton from 21–23 April 2021.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021


  • Skilled migration inquiry hearing in Sydney

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will hold a public hearing in Sydney on Monday 12 April at the NSW Parliament.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 8 April 2021


  • Streamlining skilled migration

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration today presented an interim report for its inquiry into Australia’s skilled migration program.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 18 March 2021


  • Attracting talent through skilled migration

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will hold three days of public hearings between 1 and 3 March.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 1 March 2021


  • Skilled migration inquiry to focus on business

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will today hold a public hearing with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the inquiry into Australia’s skilled migration program.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021


  • First public hearing on skilled migration

    The Joint Standing Committee on Migration will today hold the first public hearing for the inquiry into Australia’s skilled migration program, with officials from the Department of Home Affairs.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021


  • Skilled migration in a post-COVID Australia

    Skilled migrants make a vital contribution to Australia. Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 100,000 migrants entered Australia under the skilled migration program each year. These migrants play an important role in filling gaps in the Australian workforce and will continue to do so in future.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 3 February 2021





    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