Leading ‘Big Australia’ mouthpieces have united warning of dire consequences unless Australia grows its population, including through mass immigration:
The issue of a Big Australia has resurfaced in the wake of the government releasing its first Population Statement, which projects the nation will have 1.1 million fewer people by 2031 than it would have without the coronavirus pandemic. Professor McDonald said it was time for a fresh look at childcare policy to support families to have more children…
He said migration is the other lever to support population growth, and while he expected this could be ramped up quickly post-COVID-19, the mix of migrants could be altered to better support future population growth.
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