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Future of Migration in Murray Bridge - Hearing Today

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Migration is on the agenda in Murray Bridge today.

The Economic and Finance Committee is holding a public hearing in Murray Bridge to discuss the impact of migration and population growth on South Australia’s productivity and economic performance.

The Presiding Member, Mr Sam Duluk MP, Member for Waite, said the hearing will inform the Committee’s ongoing inquiry. 

“The Committee recognises the significant efforts by the Murray Bridge community to encourage migrants to the region and support them in finding work”, Mr Duluk said.

Mr Duluk said the Committee will meet with local governments and businesses in Murray Bridge to discuss the contributions migrants have made to the community, as well as highlight potential opportunities for future regional population growth.

“The Committee looks forward to hearing about the role of migration in supporting businesses in the Murray Bridge region, and to learn more about the programs to help migrants settle into the community.”

The Committee will meet with local governments and businesses to discuss the contributions migrants have made to the community, as well as highlighting opportunities for future regional population growth.

Details on the hearing:

Date:              Thursday 13 June 2019

Time:              10.30am to 2.15pm

Location:        Rural City of Murray Bridge, 2 Seventh Street, Murray Bridge

Witnesses:     Rural City of Murray Bridge; Mid Murray Council; Thomas Foods International; Big River Pork; Murraylands Migrant Resource Centre; RDA Murraylands and Riverland.

Members of the public and media are welcome to attend the hearing. Further information on this inquiry available from the Committee’s website or by contacting the Committee’s Parliamentary Officer.

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