Prime Minister Scott Morrison calls to cut migration intake

Jacob McArthur
Updated November 20 2018 - 5:48pm, first published 2:00pm
OVER SIMPLIFIED: Advocate Juanita Doody. Photo: Peter Hardin 140518PHD003
OVER SIMPLIFIED: Advocate Juanita Doody. Photo: Peter Hardin 140518PHD003

A CUT to Australia’s migrant intake could have an impact on regional cities like Tamworth which often need skilled foreign workers to fill workplace gaps, one advocate has said.

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Jacob McArthur

Jacob McArthur is opinions editor for The Canberra Times and Australian Community Media. As part of the Canberra Times' production team, he helps the people of Canberra and beyond get the stories they need, when they need them across a range of platforms, while helping maintain a high editorial standard. Before moving to Canberra in 2020, he started with Australian Community Media in 2015 as a journalist for The Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he kept a close eye on Tamworth Regional Council. Jacob was also the co-host of ACM's Water Pressure podcast where he and Jamieson Murphy took a deep dive on issues and key decisions arising during one of the region's worst droughts on record.

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