Immigration to Australia increases

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A report on immigration to Australia figures has been published in Australia showing that Immigration has been rising in comparison to previous years. Net migration was 136,000 in 2000-01, and 134,000 in 2001-02. Net migration included, for 2000-2001, 80,600 settler immigrants and 13,800 refugees, plus 93,000 longer-terms arrivals, including those on work visas of one year or more.

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