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

August 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76092-272-6

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Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations



1. Introduction

2. The role of skilled migration in meeting labour market shortages

  Workforce planning
  Skills lists
  Current skills shortages
  Skilled occupation lists

3. Visa conditions and processing

  Visa conditions
  Regional visas
  Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold
  International students
  Intra-company transfers
  Visa processing timeframes

4. Other matters

  Labour market testing
  Skilling Australia Fund

A. List of submissions

B. Public hearings

Additional comments

Dissenting comments

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 4560