The Australian Government just announced the Budget for 2013-14

The Australian Government just announced the Budget for 2013-14 and with it migration policy planning levels. As usual they put out two policy releases on migration planning for the coming financial year:
Another release on additional budget measures in relation to “irregular maritime arrivals” to combat people smuggling: http://www.minister.immi.gov.au/media/bo/2013/bo203163.htm
Also, Budget Paper 2 provides details of expense measures in the Immigration and Citizenship portfolio:
http://www.budget.gov.au/2013-14/content/bp2/html/bp2_expense-15.htm
[This is useful to get a sense of where government funding will be directed in the portfolio, across a range of areas such as settlement support and service delivery and other policy implementation measures.]
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