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15 June, 2016
  A re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $400,000 to the Carers Foundation in Dickson. Announcing the funding, the Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said it would support the Foundation in its work to provide ‘Care for Carers’. The Carers Foundation is b... more
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08 June, 2016
A Darwin computer company was today ordered to pay a penalty of $430,000 to the Commonwealth Government for breaches of sponsorship obligations regarding three foreign 457 visa holders. The company, Hallmark Computer Pty. Ltd., was also ordered to pay more than $83,000 in restitution to the workers... more
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08
08 June, 2016
The Australian Border Force Tobacco Strike Team will receive a boost of $7.7 million in additional funding over the next two years to continue to combat criminal syndicates attempting to smuggle illicit tobacco into Australia. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton said ... more
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06
06 June, 2016
The Member for Dickson Peter Dutton has announced that a re-elected Turnbull Government will provide $30,000 for closed circuit television (CCTV) in Kallangur. Mr Dutton was joined by the Minister for Justice Michael Keenan in Kallangur today to make the announcement. Mr Dutton... more
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31 May, 2016
Canning fruit growers today received the good news that a re-elected Turnbull Government will review the status of the Perth Hills region for inclusion in the second Working Holiday Visa initiative. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton and the Member for Canning Andrew ... more
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30 May, 2016
A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $1.5 million to complete the Dayboro Memorial Showgrounds Precinct Upgrade.  The Member for Dickson Peter Dutton made the commitment to the community at the 25th Dayboro Day Festival.  Mr Dutton said the showgrounds upgrade would benefit m... more
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29 May, 2016
Labor is clearly split from the top down on border protection policies – a worrying and clear signal that it will change tack if it wins the next election.   Any change in the policy will see boats start again as we saw under Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard.   Frontbencher and lead... more
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27 May, 2016
The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Immigration and Border Protection The Hon Michael Keenan MP Minister forJustice Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Counter Terrorism   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   27 May 2016 MORE DRUGS OFF OUR STREETS   Internati... more
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12 May, 2016
SAFEGUARDING AUSTRALIA 2016 - PROTECTING THE HOMEFRONT “THE BORDER AND BEYOND AUSTRALIA’S 21st CENTURY BORDER SECURITY SYSTEM” 11 May 2016   <<<< CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY >>>>   Distinguished guests, good evening. I thank Karl Mahoney for hi... more
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12
12 May, 2016
The Turnbull Government will establish a new Visa Risk Assessment (VRA) capability within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to better assess terrorism and criminal threats to Australia.   The Coalition committed $99.2 million in last week’s Budget to establish the VRA ... more
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11
11 May, 2016
Subjects: PNG Supreme Court decision; Manus Island; Federal Court decision; Labor divided on Border Protection; Nauru self-harm incident; 2016 Federal Election.   EO&E...   PATRICIA KARVELAS:   Peter Dutton is the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.  We... more
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10
10 May, 2016
Subjects: Labor divided on Border Protection.  EO&E... ALAN JONES:    Peter Dutton is on the line. Peter Dutton good morning [technical issue]. Hello Peter, are you there? PETER DUTTON: Got you now thank you. ALAN JONES:  You right? Where are you? ... more
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09
09 May, 2016
Subjects: Operation Sovereign Borders update; Federal Court decision, Manus Island; Sri Lankan boat. E&EO… PETER DUTTON: I just want to provide an update in relation to Operation Sovereign Borders. I have just come from a briefing with Major General Andrew Bottrell who is the Com... more
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06
06 May, 2016
The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton today announced the introduction of two new visa initiatives that will enhance tourism, youth mobility and business links between Australia and Singapore. The new visa arrangements have been developed as part of the Australia-Singa... more
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05
05 May, 2016
The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton today formally declared Islamic State (IS) a terrorist organisation under the Australian Citizenship Act 2007. Mr Dutton said the declaration meant dual citizens could have their Australian Citizenship revoked if they are found to be... more
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