Australia's Peril

Explanatory Notes

Immigration statistics: It is important that "Appendix One: Immigration and Ethnicity Statistics" is read, in order that matters regarding immigration statistics used in this document are understood.

The Department of Immigration is referred to by that name throughout this publication, although the department has actually undergone several name changes over the years.

"UK & Europe" has been used as a category in various places in this document, to avoid confusion in those sectors where the term "Europe" is regarded as referring only to continental Europe.

Statistics: Where figures have been rounded, minor discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals (especially regarding percentage totals).

Square brackets, [ and ], denote explanatory or bridging remarks.