Amidst the current housing crisis, experts suggest Australia should focus on attracting skilled migrant construction workers to aid in the effort of building more homes.

Though migration figures have surged to a record high of over 518,000, migrants choosing to work in the construction industry remains low compared to other industries.

So what potential reforms are needed to address issues facing migrant construction workers?

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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Trent Wiltshire – Deputy Program Director, Migration and Labour Markets at the Grattan Institute

First aired on The Wire, Monday 5 February 2024