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Australian Population Tops 25 Million for First time

Australia's population has reached 25 million for the first time, according to official estimates. Over the past three years, Australia's population has grown by about 400,000 people a year, a rise fueled mostly by immigration. It has prompted a debate about how many people Australia needs and the role of new settlers in sustaining economic growth. Big or small? The debate about population in Australia is divisive. There is an argument that because of stagnant wages, congestion...

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