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.
CEDA chief economist Jarrod Ball has addressed on his speech that Australia might lose out to nations such as Canada that are still implementing aggressive migration policies to continuously attract best skilled migrants.
“The rapid slowing of migration brought about by COVID provides an opportunity to take stock of the current system and recalibrate for the future,” Mr Ball said in his opening statement.
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