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Topic: visas
Population Minister Alan Tudge

Does Australia’s migration system prioritise Australian workers? To find out, we need to look beyond temporary skilled visas

Federal Population Minister Alan Tudge says the government has been "very, very careful" to prioritise Australians and Australian jobs through the visa system. But is that really the full story?

How Home Affairs made millions by rejecting foreign workers

The visa scheme that essentially gave Home Affairs a licence to print money.

Attorney-General Christian Porter

Labor needs to press the government on AAT chaos

Crikey readers discuss problems at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, visa exploitation and the birth of the Melbourne art scene.

(Image: AAP/Dan Peled)

In targeting fighters, the government targets Australia’s liberty

Crikey readers tackle Peter Dutton's war on foreign fighters, the broken visa system and wage theft.

Migrant workers are overworked, intimidated and even killed on Australian farms

Australia's supermarket duopoly sits at the head of a production chain that holds labourers in slave-like conditions, putting them at risk of serious injury or death.

How will the Coalition’s proposed lifetime refugee ban operate?

After years of stalling from the government, the New Zealand solution to the asylum seeker crises on Manus and Nauru is getting closer to a reality. But will Parliament accept the lifetime bans that come with it?

Whistle-blower Chelsea Manning

When the Liberals aren’t inconsistent in their privacy policy, they’re hypocritical

Crikey readers discuss the Chelsea Manning visa denial and the neoliberalism of the Productivity Commission.

Alt-right political activist Lauren Southern

Manning doesn’t pass government ‘character test’ — yet these people do

The government's threat to deny a visa to Chelsea Manning reminds us that, to enter Australia, it's better to be a chauvinist or white supremacist than a whistle-blower.

Barns: Dutton calls on News Corp to help him weaken the AAT

A consistent news campaign and a new parliamentary committee: Dutton has pulled out the big guns against the Administrative Appeals Tribunal once more.

Peter Dutton cancels visa a third time, undermines the High Court in under an hour

Peter Dutton has used secret information to cancel AJ Graham's visa. The High Court said no dice. But an hour after the judgment, Dutton doubled down and canceled his visa again.