New Regional Postcodes

The changes announced to the definition of regional Australia. The regional post codes are now divided in to three parts that are: MAJOR CITIES CITIES AND MAJOR REGIONAL CENTRES REGIONAL CENTRES AND OTHER REGIONAL AREAS Specific postcodes can be found in Migration (LIN 19/217: Regional Areas) Instrument 2019. To claim extra regional points the applicants mainly exclude Sydney, Melbourne…

Immigration is nation building

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended the immigration program from opposition leader Tony Abbott’s calls to scale it back, saying it’s a nation-building exercise. Mr Abbott suggested scaling back immigration to help take the pressure off house prices. “It is not a question of setting arbitrary targets, it’s a question of getting the best…