Hear Say

Australia is increasingly multi-cultural. Immigration is changing the look and sound of our local demographic. Last year, international students numbered 400,000, and that was in addition to the hundreds of thousands of new immigrant workers who entered the country. Some immigrants come as refugees, fleeing appalling situations in their homeland, others come as highly trained professionals: doctors, nurses, accountants, solicitors, town planners, plumbers, electricians, and so on. And one of their greatest felt needs is the ability to speak English. (more…)