Bridging visa surge includes 37,000 mystery holders and swamps permanent migration cuts

Bridging visa surge includes 37,000 mystery holders and swamps permanent migration cuts

Posted May 22, 2018 11:06:23 Massive growth in Australia’s ballooning temporary migration is dwarfing the Government’s cuts to the permanent intake. Key points: An extra 40,000 people are in Australia on bridging visas compared to a year ago The Government has revealed it plans to cut the permanent intake by …

Remote Australian city bridging health resource gap but still has a long way to go

Remote Australian city bridging health resource gap but still has a long way to go

Posted March 24, 2018 07:29:16 Photo: Ashish Agar speaks with Beryl Thomas before she gets minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. (ABC News: Sofie Wainwright) The most remote city in New South Wales is catching up to match or beat the health resources found in larger centres. But experts say it still …