Gillard's mining jobs mystery

The Enterprise Migration Agreement is good policy in a country where there aren't many skilled workers looking for jobs – so why did Julia Gillard try to distance herself from the Roy Hill project?


The government is right to assist mining companies – even those run by Gina Rinehart – to obtain foreign workers for constructing large projects. But not because there’s some basic problem with Australian workers taking mining jobs.


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