Exclusive: Cash-for-visas scheme faces axe as report reveals litany of failures

Exclusive: Cash-for-visas scheme faces axe as report reveals litany of failures

Investigation finds only 1,106 jobs being sustained by scheme; vast majority of 836 applications to date have come from China

Doubts are growing over the future of the state’s cash-for-visas scheme, with a critical unpublished government report finding that it has delivered few sustainable jobs and that it risks crowding out local investment.

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