Sad truth is more and more Filipinos are thinking of migrating to Australia from Singapore or Philippines year after year. In fact, a couple of years ago prior to COVID-19, we have supplied the most number of skilled and low-skilled workers all throughout the globe. It goes to show how eager each and every one of us to move out. For what reasons? Only one thing in common: BETTER FUTURE.
As the pandemic intensified border closures across the world, economists said that Australia needs to ponder on their migration program. This move, following the current economic status of the nation, will aid to attract people who are looking into migrating to Australia from Singapore or elsewhere in assisting the nation to recover from the economic effect of the pandemic.
With the goal to safeguard Australian citizens and residents first in acquiring economic support during the pandemic, it’s going to be 12 months now when Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison had encouraged not just visitors, but international student to go back to their home countries during a press conference on COVID update.
The Morrison government is working on an ambitious plan that would establish Singapore as a quarantine gateway, holiday destination and potential vaccination hub for returning Australians, international students and business travellers.
The West Australian premier has championed his government’s COVID-era economic management after global credit rating agency S&P deemed the State’s economy the best in the world — maybe one of the considerations one can look at when thinking of which state to settle for his/her migration plans to Australia from Singapore.
We’re only left with 4 months until the end of the current financial year.
Moving forward to 1st July 2021, and with the current situation of borders still being closed, the target is still onshore applicants. With the fear that people from overseas may spread the virus again, they have announced the extension of strict border closure until June. Whatever happens after June is still uncertain — if the situation goes on like this, the State is left with no choice, and the Department of Home Affairs is also left with no choice.
Migrants still plays the bigger part in the population growth of Australia. Just in 2019, 7.5 million migrants are noted to be living in Australia where those born in England remains the largest migrant group, not to mention the growing number of migrants from Asia.
The only reason China hasn’t destroyed Australia yet.
Shocking statistics: How much of Australia does China own? From land to airports, China’s controlling interest in Australian resources is on the rise.
There is a famous anecdote attributed to everyone from Woodrow Wilson to Winston Churchill but which is really just a dirty old joke.