Geography - Migration - Advantages and Disadvantages - Push - Pull Factors

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Section 2 – Geography Component PART A – The Current Nature of Migration in Australia 1) Top 10 Countries where Australian Migrants are coming from a) United Kingdom b) New Zealand c) China d) India e) Italy f) Vietnam g) Philippines h) South Africa i) Malaysia j) Germany Source: Reflecting a Nation: Stories from the 2011 Census (June 2012), http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/2071.0main+features902012-2013 (25/08/2013) 2) PUSH and PULL Factors PUSH Factors | PULL Factors | * Social Oppression - Gender in-equality (sexism), religion, racism | * Protection – seeking asylum in Australia from persecution overseas | *…show more content…
coming to Australia for welfare benefits) * Anyone can come – no matter what they are like which isn’t fair to other countries or possible migrants. | PART D – Social Justice and equity issues related to Australia’s Migration Policy 6) Migration Survey Results and Letter m) Graphs from the Survey for Questions 1, 2 and 3. n) Opinions and Trends – from survey. (Word Count: 316) The majority of people surveyed believe that Australia is not accepting too many people and that Australia should accept more refugees. This is linked because the percentage stays the same; of people surveyed think that Australia isn’t accepting too many refugees and that we should accept more. The largest age group that partook in the survey stated that they were between the ages of 21-40; in line with this survey it appears that the majority of middle age people with few exceptions think that Australia should welcome more refugees. Some of the reasons for letting more refugees into our Nation are that Australia has an obligation to refugees who are escaping from their country of origin because we have the resources and don’t accept as many refugees as we should and could. It is also argued that is the humane thing to do and that we need a bigger population. Some
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