Teacher Notes

Part A: Why people come

It is a big decision to move to another country and for most people there are a number of things that contribute to this decision.  Sometimes there are reasons why they want to move away from where they are living (push factors).  In addition, there can be reasons why life in Australia is attractive to them (pull factors).

Can you think of some of the push and pull factors that a migrant might consider before coming to Australia?