Bob Kinnaird is a Research Associate with The Australian Population Research Institute. He was National Research Director for the CFMEU National Office 2009-14 and an Assistant Secretary in the Commonwealth public service in the 1980s.
The permanent skilled migration program should be cut by nearly half, from 128,000 (primary and secondary applicants) to around 70,000. This includes migrants granted visas under the points test and those sponsored by employers. Continue reading »