Australia should think of a Pacific nations migration scheme: experts

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The Pacific nations are the most vulnerable because of climate change. Because of this issue, neighbour countries like New Zealand and Fiji have established migration schemes to support Pacific Islanders to resettle.

According to the Lowy Institute and the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Australia should think on a similar migration scheme. A model found out that, if 1% of the Pacific’s population was permitted to work permanently in Australia, this would bring more benefits to the region than Australia’s annual aid contribution.

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