Return of the ten pound Pom as South Australia moves to fill post-pandemic job vacancies

The 2022 scheme is more limited – and expensive – than the original but is billed as a big step in reopening the backpacker market

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The so-called ten pound Pom scheme has been reborn as a tourism campaign to bring British backpackers back to Australia in the wake of the pandemic.

After the second world war, the Australian government lured hundreds of thousands of Britons over the seas with a £10 ticket to boost the population and supply post-war industries with workers.

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