Migration and 457 visas in the news

Devpolicy migration expert, Research Officer Henry Sherrell, spoke to numerous media outlets about the impacts of changes to the 457 visa scheme.

Media
» Australian government axes 457 work visa: experts react, The Conversation, 18 April 2017.
» 457 abolished: How the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa works, News.com.au, 19 April 2017.
» Impact of international students on Australian job market finally revealed, SBS News, 27 March 2017.
» Too many cooks? Peter Dutton’s options for cutting 457 visas, SBS News, 23 March 2017.
» 457 visas for tech under attack, Innovation Aus, 5 April 2017.
» A new class of migrants: the never-to-be-citizens, Inside Story, 27 April 2017.
» Abolition of the 457-visa scheme is unnecessary: Henry Sherrell, ABC News PM, 18 April 2017.
» “Australia first” means the door is closed to goat farmers and racing jockeys, Quartz, 19 April 2017.
» 457 visas: All Australia had to do was hold the line, Lowy Institute, 19 April 2017.
» Migrants On 457 Visas Don’t Steal Jobs Or Drive Down Wages, Huffington Post, 19 April 2017.
» The hidden time bomb in immigration visa changes, SMH, 20 April 2017.
» Universities fear 457 visa changes will harm ability to attract academic talent, The Guardian, 20 April 2017.
» Australian government axes 457 work visa: experts react, Indian Link, 20 April 2017.
» Australia Plans to Raise More Barriers to Citizenship, New York Times, 20 April 2017.
» Business council of Australia attacks new visa system as CEOs shafted, AFR, 21 April 2017.
» 457 visas: we are deporting a policy that works, The Australian, 21 April 2017.
» Refugees will be hardest hit by changes to Australia’s citizenship test, experts say, 21 April 2017.
» 457 visas and their impact on Australian businesses, ABC Nightlife, 3 May 2017.
» Fears Australia could charge NZers to go to school, Radio NZ, 4 May 2017.
» Australia now a ‘frightening, uncertain’ place for Kiwis, Radio NZ, 4 May 2017.
» Labor plans to triple cost of temporary work visas to ensure Australians are hired first, The Guardian, 3 May 2017.
» 457 visa restrictions on CEOs violating World Trade Organisation obligations, AFR, 3 May 2017.

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