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Australia’s population has officially reached 25 million people.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ population clock ticked over the milestone at roughly 11pm on Tuesday. Speaking to the ABC’s The World, author George Megalogenis said Australia’s 25 millionth person would most likely be a young migrant student of Chinese ancestry. “Since about 2005, we’re receiving more people from overseas than have been added to our population through natural increase, so more migrants than babies. The biggest story in the 21st century for Australia is the migration story,” Megalogenis said …

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