This new migration and mobility pact further strengthens ties between Australia and India, which are crucial to maintaining regional stability, peace, and global welfare. It will bring both nations closer, helping prevent people smuggling and creating opportunities for businesses and highly skilled students.
This deal fails to address Australia's exploitative and discriminatory migration laws. Though the island continent has long been a popular destination among Indians, including skilled migrants, it has consistently denied permanent residency visas for Indian families with members who have a disability, despite them living and working in the country for many years.
There's a 75% chance that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will have at least 14 parties on December 31, 2030, according to the Metaculus prediction community.