24/06/2023 11:33 AM | Click to read full article
More than 710,000 Indians live in Australia, one of the world's biggest "immigrant nations". According to the country's last census, Indians are now the second-largest migrant group in Australia, having overtaken the Chinese and second only to the English. The real game-changer came in 2006 when the John Howard-led government opened Australia's doors to Indian students and introduced policy measures that made it easier for them to get permanent residency. But there were tensions as well.