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How women are copping it from all sides over fertility rates 

How women are copping it from all sides over fertility rates 

Women and girls are being held responsible for national and global demographics by under- and over-population scaremongers alike.

Let’s break down Scott Morrison’s confusing maths on migrants

Let’s break down Scott Morrison’s confusing maths on migrants

The PM says he plans to cut our permanent migration intake by 30,000, but who exactly are we talking about here? Would it really make a difference?

Making new citizens swear allegiance to Australia is so outdated it’s literally mediaeval

Making new citizens swear allegiance to Australia is so outdated it’s literally mediaeval

Of all the seriously screwed up things that have been done to us in the name of national security, this is the very worst.

New ‘not 457’ English requirements will make zero difference

New ‘not 457’ English requirements will make zero difference

The new Temporary Skill Shortage Visas will require a higher level of English proficiency than 457s, right? Not so fast.

Are the Liberals ‘brownwashing’ the Victorian election?

Are the Liberals ‘brownwashing’ the Victorian election?

There is an unusually high number of Liberal candidates from migrant or ethnic backgrounds in this year's state election. But almost all of them are in unwinnable seats, writes Crikey's Victorian election correspondent Dan Moss.

Migrants miss out as family visas dumped

Migrants miss out as family visas dumped

Migrants who hoped to bring their family members to Australia under certain visas are out of luck, with the Immigration Department summarily repealing certain sub-classes.

Stop the planes? The frustrations of educated, working migrants

Stop the planes? The frustrations of educated, working migrants

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?

The Forgotten Generation: Australia says “sorry”

The Forgotten Generation: Australia says “sorry”

The Federal Government will finally issue an apology today to the "Forgotten Generation" -- the 500,000 child migrants who suffered abuse in Australian institutions between the 1920s and 1960s.

Brick veneer has its own historical value

Brick veneer has its own historical value

Why do we attempt to salvage drafty Victorian terraces, but not the homes of post-war migrants? Their architectural history is important, writes Chris Fotinopoulos.

Faris: Boat people put Rudd to the test

Faris: Boat people put Rudd to the test

This is Australia’s version of the US Green card lottery, writes Peter Faris.