the arab and other racists are causing the goose that laid the golden egg (ok, i am mixing metaphors wildly) to be killed.
besides, it does look like australia's economy will take its time coming back.
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The drop in the number of Indian students is expected to cost Australia almost $70m (£44m). More than 70,000 Indians studied in Australia in 2009. Australia's higher education industry is its third biggest export earner after coal and iron ore.