The Importance Of Migration In Australia

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Since World War II that ended in 1965, more than two million migrants have entered Australia (Migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au, 2014). In 1947, the number of migrations was approximately 250,000 and in 2009 there was a rapid increase of migrants to approximately 450,000 (J. Shu et al- See Figure 1). Betts (2010) states that Australia has an ongoing referendum of individual’s attitudes towards the amount of migrants coming into the country. Although statistics show that majority of individuals aren’t happy about migrants coming into the country, it is not a reliable source to indicate what attitudes people have towards population growth (Betts, 2010). Immigration has a large impact on the country 's capacity and growth, which has resulted in many Australians becoming racist and against immigrants entering the country. Many people question if there should be incentives in place to reduce specific populations, such as Asian populations.

A biological population is known as the whole number of inhabitants occupying an
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An increasing population will have an impact on resources, such as food, oil, gas, fuel and water. If these resources were to reduce, many conflicts will arise, as children will struggle to survive after birth and to be healthy and strong. Strategies such as reducing immigration, using contraception more often, having abortions and raised age sex laws should be used in order to maintain Australia’s population. Although using these strategies have a chance of causing conflict, they need to be used before the population becomes out of hand by increasing rapidly. The population is currently maintained and strategies do not need to be in place in order to reduce populations. If the population were to increase, these strategies will need to be used to further maintain the

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