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Neville Roach

About Neville Roach

Neville J Roach AO Former Chairman of Australian Government’s Business (Migration) Advisory Panel.

Constitutional recognition, representation and affirmative action in India

Indigenous Australians have been seriously disadvantaged for far too long. It’s time for a treaty and a radical affirmative action program to close the gap in one or two generations. There are significant lessons to be drawn from India’s pioneering … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter, Gandhi and Makarrta  

The challenge for the Black Lives Matter protesters is to maintain their rage and commitment to their cause as Gandhi did to his, while remaining scrupulously non-violent.

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India’s human capital: A gift that keeps on giving

India is now Australia’s largest source of skilled migrants, the largest provider of temporary skilled specialists and second-largest source of overseas students.

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NEVILLE ROACH. Historic Summit between Australian and Indian Prime Ministers.

Does It Finally Signal A New Dawn In The Australia-India Relationship? 

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NEVILLE ROACH. Temporary Highly Skilled Migration – a lifeline that needs managing, not axing or cutting

The issue of temporary skilled migration is again controversial, most recently following Kristina Keneally’s questioning of the size of all forms of migration. It shouldn’t be so. Properly managed, it remains an essential and extremely beneficial program.

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NEVILLE ROACH. Lessons for Morrison and Albanese from Churchill’s Shock Loss in 1945

Scott Morrison’s leadership in the Covid-19 War has boosted his popularity, suggesting he will win the next election against Labor. However, such a conclusion would be premature.

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NEVILLE ROACH. International student in Australia post-COVID-19

Australia’s tertiary institutions, reliant on tuition paid by overseas students, and the Federal government need to understand why these students choose this country if Australia is to remain a competitive international destination post-COVID-19.

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