Bernard Keane October 1, 2014 14 Comments
Australia's "free trade agreement" with South Korea establishes a remarkable disparity between Koreans working in Australia and Australians working in Korea.
Crikey May 12, 2014 1 Comment
Australia’s temporary visa program is generally operating well, but new data shows where problems are emerging, writes immigration expert Henry Sherrell at Inside Story.
Crikey July 30, 2013 4 Comments
Crikey readers talk asylum seekers, 457 visas and the future of live music.
Amber Jamieson July 29, 2013 15 Comments
The government's hard-line anti-immigration rhetoric focuses on asylum seekers, particularly those arriving by boat, but what about the hundreds of thousands of migrants who come to Australia to work?
Crikey July 12, 2013
Seven trims freelancers ... 457 visa claims at Westpac ... the Liberals want YOU to sign up ...
Crikey July 9, 2013
Paul Howes feted as new hero of the Right on IR ... questions about IBM's visa use ... Bob Katter's high-tech campaign material ...
Crikey April 3, 2013 22 Comments
Rupert Murdoch has attacked Labor for being racist and portrayed himself as an immigration advocate. Does that ring true, given the stories his newspapers run? Crikey intern Ben Westcott trawls through the archives.
Crikey March 27, 2013 11 Comments
There is a debate to be had about 457 visas, Peter Mares from Swinburne's Institute for Social Research writes at Inside Story. But it's not the one we've been having in Canberra.
Bernard Keane March 18, 2013 2 Comments
The government's effort to exploit concerns about 457 visas appears to be landing on fertile ground, today's Essential Report finds. And concerns about the 457 scheme are spread across the political spectrum.
Bernard Keane March 8, 2013 16 Comments
Julia Gillard had a good week campaigning in western Sydney. But what will the long-term cost be of Labor's populist, anti-immigration rhetoric?