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Labor’s ‘soft’ student caps don’t go far enough

1 in every 37 people are foreign students

6 June 2024

12:06 AM

6 June 2024

12:06 AM

The growing debate around international students ultimately comes down to a single question: Does the government think housing for Australians is more important than education for foreign students?

Labor has now committed to capping the growth of international student numbers, meaning numbers will still grow, but not as quickly, dropping it from 15 per cent to 5 per cent growth per year.

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