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Slowing migration weighs on population growth

February 02, 2019

The latest population figures have revealed a slide in net overseas migration. Australia needs more skilled workers to sustain ongoing economic growth. Given Australia’s ageing population, attracting skilled workers from overseas has become increasingly important. Tasmania is no exception with population growth below the national average although it is tracking better than a number of the larger States at 1.1 per cent. To find out more, see media release.