By CAITLIN CROWLEY
INCENTIVISING millennials and overseas-born migrants to move to regional Australia could be key to addressing worsening skills shortages according to new research from the Regional Australia Institute (RAI), which found both groups were already more willing to move remote places than the general population.
RAI's Big Movers 2023 report revealed a surge of millennials (25-39 years) left Australia's capital cities for country communities during the latest census period (2016-2021), and regional Queensland emerged as the most popular destination for the overseas-born population moving from metropolitan areas and all those relocating from other parts of regional Austra...
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