More labour mobility research coverage

Our program of research on Pacific labour mobility and Australian migration policy has continued to attract considerable interest from the media, particularly as a ‘backpacker tax’ is debated.

» How many migrants come to Australia each year?, Henry Sherrell and Peter Mares, Inside Story, 14 October 2016.
» Returned seasonal worker starts support program to help other seasonal workers, Henry Sherrell interview with Peter Bumseng, republished from Devpolicy Blog on Vanuatu Daily Digest, 24 October 2016.
» Backpacker exploitation: why Australia should look to the Pacific, Stephen Howes and Henry Sherrell, The Mandarin, 24 October 2016.
» Labor skews logic on effect of backpackers on wages, The Australian, 15 November 2016 (contains quotes from Research Officer Henry Sherrell).
» A new temporary parent visa threatens to create second-class Australians, The Guardian, 16 November 2016.
» Australian Border Force Act used to deny academic request for published visa data, The Guardian, 29 November 2016 (features Henry Sherrell).
» Dick Smith drawn to help Hanson over immigration control rhetoric, SBS News, 6 December 2016 (contains quotes from Research Officer Henry Sherrell).
» Another obstacle on the road to citizenship?, Inside Story, 9 December 2016 (Devpolicy’s Henry Sherrell with Peter Mares and Anna Boucher)

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