Aussie migrants give Melbourne the cold shoulder

Original article by Geoff Chambers, David Tanner
The Australian – Page: Online : 3-Nov-20

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has reported that 25,000 people left Melbourne during the June quarter, while there was a 6,595 decline in the number of people coming to Melbourne when compared to the June 2019 quarter. Greater Melbourne’s net loss of 8,000 people was its biggest on record, while Greater Sydney’s net loss of 6,000 was its smallest quarterly net loss since 2016. Queensland recorded a net migration gain of 6,800 in the June quarter, while more people moved from Victoria to New South Wales than from NSW to Victoria for the first time since the June 2007 quarter.


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