- lower immigration would lead to slower economic growth;
- lower immigration would lead to an ageing population; and
- lower immigration would lead to lower participation rates (with an adverse consequences the tax take).
Part 1 - The demographic dividend
Part 2 - Visa and immigration processes
The real eye-opener when it comes to immigration projections in this country is how overwhelmingly focussed immigrants are upon living in the major cities in preference to regional Australia.