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Doubling migration would deliver GDP spike: CEDA

Backpackers at Melbourne Airport Source: AAP

A new report says doubling Australia's migrant intake could dramatically drive future economic growth. The report, from the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, known as CEDA [SEE-duh], says skilled migration in particular has always been a significant driver for Australia's economy. But it's calling for a cap on working holidaymakers, reviving the possibility of a guest worker program to fill low-skilled roles.