Students, temporary workers send migration soaring

By Maeve Bannister and Tess Ikonomou
Updated March 21 2024 - 4:55pm, first published 4:48pm
Australia's population grew by 2.5 per cent to 26.8 million, ABS data shows. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)
Australia's population grew by 2.5 per cent to 26.8 million, ABS data shows. (Diego Fedele/AAP PHOTOS)

A surge in international students and temporary workers is behind more than half a million migrants entering Australia within 12 months.

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