government sleeved migration cab to 195000 and commit 36 million to fix visa backlog




The federal government will increase the permanent migration intake from 160,000 to a record 195,000 places this year and speed up visas for foreign workers after Prime Minister Anthony Albanese warned of a backlog of almost 1 million people waiting for their applications to be decided.


  • Home Affairs Minister Clare O’Neil increased the permanent migration intake by 35,000 to a record 195,000
  • Immigration Minister  Andrew Giles committed $36.1 million to clear a visa backlog of about 1 million. 
  • Treasurer Jim Chalmers ruled out a mining tax 
  • Proposals from business and unions to expand paid parental leave or bring forward childcare fee relief were also ruled out. 

​​Sam Lotfollahi 

Helping you grant visa,move to, settle in, and explore your new home in Australia. ​​​​​​​