NSW premier says states should have a say in federal policy on migration levels

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Business groups and Australia’s union movement have joined forces to oppose any plans to reduce immigration levels, promoting a “migration compact” to keep permanent immigration at its current level of about 190,000 a year.

But the premier of New South Wales, Gladys Berejiklian, while supporting Australia’s current immigration level, has warned that state governments – which bear the brunt of the infrastructure pressures brought by increased populations – must have a seat at the table in guiding migration.

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