Interim Report of the Inquiry into Australia's Skilled Migration Program

March 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-220-7

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Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

1. Background

  Skilled migrants in Australia
  Available visa classes
  State and Territory nominations for skilled migrants
  Global Talent Program
  Skills shortages attributed to border closures
  Temporary visa concessions

2. Issues to consider

  Employing Australians
  Labour market testing
  Skilling Australia Fund
  Labour agreements
  Committee comment

3. Streamlining processes

  Regulatory burdens and uncertainty
  Responsiveness of skills lists
  Responsiveness of processing
  Committee comment

4. Attracting talent and capital

  Australia‚Äôs approach
  Issues raised in evidence
  Committee comment

A. Public hearings

B. List of submissions

1. Dissenting Report


2. Dissenting Report

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 4560