Wesfarmers, Coles bosses throw support behind immigration

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As the debate over the immigration rate rages, the managing directors of two of Australia’s biggest companies have voiced their support for migrants.

  • Hamish Hastie
  • WAtoday

Speaking after the Wesfarmers AGM in Perth on Thursday, Wesfarmers managing director Rob Scott and Coles managing director Steve Cain both said immigration played an important role in economic growth.

In 2017-18 162,417 migrants were welcomed under the Australian immigration program, well below the government ceiling of 190,000 and more than 20,000 fewer than the 183,608 welcomed the…

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