New Zealanders: Australia’s Gastarbeiter?
'Guest Workers' could live and work in Germany in response to a labour shortage prompted by economic recovery following World War II.
Productivity Commissions’ – Joint Report (2012)
Australia’s treatment of New Zealand citizens was found to be unreasonable, unjustified, and incompatible with the proper operation of a free movement agreement and a common labour market.
The fallacy of ‘temporary’ visas
The Special Category Visa is a ‘temporary’ visa that enables Kiwis to reside indefinitely in Australia.
How the rights of New Zealand citizens, living in Australia, have changed over time.
Oz Kiwi Briefing Paper
The Oz Kiwi Briefing Paper provides historical context to the Trans-Tasman relationship.
New Zealanders, Australia’s ‘Underclass’
Documents reveal the Federal Government is worried about a growing “underclass” of New Zealanders living and working in Australia with limited rights and without access to basic government services.
History of immigration from New Zealand
Since New Zealand was declared a British colony in 1840 there has been an ongoing exchange of people across the Tasman Sea.