Why is it that Australia's unemployed in March 2010 just gone number 611,000, while thousands of unskilled jobs are being filled by new immigrants?
Skilled migrant workers from non-English speaking countries granted visas to help Australia's skills crisis are adding to the problem they were meant to assist, new findings show. Less than a third of the migrants coming to Australia on skilled worker's visas are working in their field and are simply adding to population growth and housing pressure, a report by Monash University researchers has found. Article in MX (Melbourne) 29/4/08 (MX is a free newspaper distributed on trains in Melbourne. It is owned by News Ltd (a division of the Murdoch empire) See also: Migrants add to skills crisis: study by Harriet Alexander in the Sydney Morning Herald of 29 Apr 2008.