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Australian Immigration News 17 January 2020

  • 3AW reports a large number of people from Nepal are migrating to Australia, with 11,925 Nepalese migrants arriving in 2018-19. Professor of Demography at the University of Melbourne Peter McDonald says the rise in Nepalese-born migrants is due to changes in visa requirements, with many entering Australia as students with the intention of remaining in the country after completing their studies.
  • Nova 100.3Triple M Melbourne, and Fox FM report underworld figure David McCulloch, who has been linked to Tony Mokbel, Carl Williams, and Lewis Moran, has been deported to Scotland. Mr McCulloch's visa was cancelled by the Department of Home Affairs. Mr McCulloch was living in Australia for nearly 50 years.
    The small landlocked country which is now the fourth largest source of Australian migrants
    3AW, Other, 16/01/2020
    A huge number of people from the small South Asian nation of Nepal are migrating to Australia. Nepalese-born migrants now settle here in higher numbers than those from the UK, with 11,925 Nepalese born migrants arriving in 2018-19.

    A complete backpacker’s guide to Brisbane, Other, 16/01/2020, Alessia Castiglione
    Welcome to Brisbane – otherwise known by its nickname, the River City. It’s also home to some great beer, a beach in the middle of the CBD that’s an engineering marvel, and 283 days of sunshine a year. [...] If you’re loving the Brisbane life and are wanting to extend your stay, check out their job club and speak with an expert about sponsorship, tax and applying for a Working Holiday Visa.

    British stripper Anna Charlesworth charged with reckless property damage
    St George Shire Standard, Other, 17/01/2020, Eliza Barr
    A British stripper was so intoxicated she attempted to smash her way out of a Cronulla unit block via a glass panel when she could not open the security door. Police found Leeds woman Anna Charlesworth, 19, in the common foyer of a St Andrews Pl complex after receiving multiple calls about a female who was banging and screaming in the stairwell.

    NOVA 100.3, 08:30 News, 17/01/2020
    Melbourne crime boss David McCulloch has been deported out of Australia when his visa was cancelled by the Department of Home Affairs and was put on a plane back to Scotland. He was associated with Tony Mokbel, Carl Williams, and Lewis Moran. 

    Triple M Melbourne, 07:00 News, 17/01/2020
    Melbourne underworld figure and convicted drug trafficker David McCulloch has been deported from Australia by the Home Affairs Department. He was put on a plane back to Scotland two years after McCulloch was released from jail.
    Also reported by: FOX FM (Melbourne)
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