The Greens claim immigration cut is “race to the bottom”


A fortnight ago, The Greens’ housing spokesman, Max Chandler-Mather, told ABC Insiders host David Speers that the party supports higher levels of immigration, noting “more people coming to this country is a good thing”.

“We just don’t think that migration is a major cause of the housing crisis,”  Chandler Mather claimed.

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Leith van Onselen is Chief Economist at the MB Fund and MB Super. He is also a co-founder of MacroBusiness. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.