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How the refugees and asylum seekers we already have can help fill skill shortages

Migration is in the spotlight right now, mainly because Australia needs more workers to fill skills shortages in the job market.

But what’s the situation for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants already in Australia when it comes to settling here permanently and getting meaningful and sustainable work?

  • ABC

Guests:

Betia Shakiba, refugee and law student on an expired visa

Sandra Elhelw Wright, Chief Executive of the Settlement Council of Australia

Dr Caroline Fleay is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin University

Credits

  • Michele Weekes, Producer
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