Clare O’Neil, Minister for Home Affairs, says the Australian government must pay attention to the issue of criminality in immigration system. He agrees that the immigration system in Australia is broken. As the federal government announced an inquiry into broken immigration system. The purpose is to fight manipulation in visa process by criminal organizations.
According to a report in Nine newspapers, the visa system has been used to engage in sex slavery and human trafficking. A UK prisoner accused of instigating an illegal sex operation is accused of setting up another in Australia on a Student Visa.
Let’s dig into the details of inquiry into the broken immigration system of Australia!
3 Major Points of Inquiry into Broken Immigration System
Here’re the key points of inquiry into broken immigration system by Home Affairs Minister, Clare O’Neil.
- According to reports, criminal syndicates are misusing Australia’s visa system.
- It is expected that a report on the system will be released next February. While reforms and new changes will possibly be included in the May budget
- Clare O’Neil believes that migration needs to deal with the labor shortages in Australia more efficiently.
Statement by Clare O’Neil
Ms. Clare O’Neil says that horrific issues have been exposed in the report about the immigration system.
As she stated:
It’s absolutely clear to me that there are systemic abuses of the system occurring at the moment.
She further said:
We’ve got to make sure, number one, that we address the issues around criminality that are being alleged here by the media at the moment.
The Nine report raised questions for Peter Dutton, the former minister of home affairs and now leader of the opposition.
We had Peter Dutton talking tough on borders for nine years, effectively, and yet at the same time presiding over a system that was allowing these things to happen.
David Littleproud, leader of the Nationals, said it was essential to root out criminals.
As he said:
There’s always people that are trying to do the wrong thing, under any government.
How many inquiries and how many more consultations do this mob want to do?
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Workforce Issues – Inquiry to Broken Immigration System!
As part of overseeing the review, former bureaucrat Martin Parkinson, labour migration legal expert Joanna Howe, and former Skilled Migration Ministerial Advisory Council member John Azarias have been appointed. In September, it was first mentioned at the Jobs and Skills Summit.
The review is intended to improve the broken immigration system of Australia. In addition, it will provide skilled migrants with increased opportunities to fill labor shortages.
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According to Ms. Clare O’Neil:
This is a really important piece of the puzzle, we’ve got some of the best and brightest people around the world who want to come here and make Australia their homes.
It is expected that migration will increase the number of workers in the care sector. As it’s already becoming increasingly challenging.
In the opinion of Ms. Clare O’Neil:
The migration reform is about looking at big economic transformations the country needs to make because we want to be a high skill, high wage economy, and the migration system can help us deliver that.
The Federal Government announced an inquiry into broken immigration system. Reports indicate that criminal syndicates are abusing Australia’s visa process. Clare O’Neil believes migration should be more efficient in responding to Australia’s labor shortages. Moreover, she suggests that the government needs to address criminality in immigration system.
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