The suggestion New South Wales should bring in two million migrants in five years to rebuild the economy and fix labour shortages is “nuts,” according to Sky News host Andrew Bolt.
The Australian Financial Review has said state bureaucrats reportedly told NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet two million people would need to be brought in.
“That’s the population of Brisbane,” Mr Bolt said.
“Apart from the congestion, apart from housing prices going even higher, apart from the sheer laziness of importing workers instead of training up our own, with so many now underemployed.
“Apart from that, Think also of cultural impact – two million more foreign workers rushed in when we’re already having huge trouble with integrating what we call communities now.