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Australia cuts worker migrant intake by 14%

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That 'elsewhere' would be Japan, often pointed to as Australia's number one trade partner.

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In 2007 China took the role of Australia's largest trading partner.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/08/31/2020938.htm

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,21674786-2702,00.html

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But will they raise the salaries also?

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Some of Australias policies towards immigrants and refugees have been a disgrace. Awful, unsanitary camps with brutal guards, causing riots and breakouts. When times are hard xenaphobia often takes a grip on a whole nation, it is a cancer that must be banished.

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“In building and manufacturing where we are seeing a drop off in demand, some major redundancies, we don’t want people coming in who are going to compete with Australians,” Evans said.

Compete or not, a V8 Holden Commodore will always be a Holden Commodore.

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When times are hard xenaphobia often takes a grip on a whole nation, it is a cancer that must be banished.

They're simply cutting migrant intake by 14% because of a decreased need for these workers. No need to make it any more than this.

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