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Population: Cities and Visa

population: Nearly every visa has conditions attached to it, so it wouldn't be unusual to have a geographic attachment to a particular visa, Tudge told Australian Broadcasting Corp, according to Vancouver Courier. Australia is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, but has long had a high proportion of its population currently 25 million people living in cities. Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge said Tuesday that his government wants to cut the number of immigrants moving to Sydney and Melbourne in a bid to reduce congestion in Australia's two biggest cities.article continues below Trending Stories Charges approved against three men in alleged VPD assault VIDEO VPD officer assaulted during routine traffic stop on Granville Strip VIDEO NPA raises 837,207 in push to win Vancouver election Here's who's running for mayor in Vancouver this election Tudge said placing conditions on visas that force immigrants to stay in less popular centres for several years would increase the likelihood that they would settle in those places permanently. Around two in every five Australians live in Sydney and Melbourne alone. Tudge would not say how immigrants might be punished if they strayed from where they were supposed to live or whether they might be deported. The government is considering banning immigrants from settling in Sydney and Melbourne for five years after they arrive in the country, The Australian newspaper reported. ( As reported in the news.