Media Releases

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07 December, 2015
VISA REFORMS TO ATTRACT INNOVATIVE TALENT TO AUSTRALIA
Innovators and entrepreneurs will be encouraged to bring their ideas to Australia with visa reforms to attract talented and highly educated people under the Coalition Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. A new Entrepreneur Visa will be introduced to attract innovative talent a... more
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07 December, 2015
Interview with John Laws, Radio 2SM
Subjects: National security; children in detention. E&EO… JOURNALIST: Our Immigration and Border Protection Minister Peter Dutton is on the line, hopefully, Minister are you there? PETER DUTTON: Yes I am John. How are you? JOURNALIST: I’m ok, Peter, you? PETER DUTTON:... more
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04 December, 2015
PARLIAMENT PASSES CITIZENSHIP LAW
The Parliament last night passed the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 which updates and modernises a long standing provision of Australian law to reflect the new age of terrorism. more
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02 December, 2015
Ministerial Statement ‘Operation Sovereign Borders – two year scorecard’
September marked the second anniversary of Operation Sovereign Borders and this month marks two years since the turnback phase of OSB commencing. more
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02 December, 2015
Dickson News - November 2015
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, Christmas Card Competition Winners, Green Army Project - Eatons Hill, Dickson Community Awards 2016, Changes to pool safety regulations.
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29 November, 2015
The Bolt Report Interview - Network Ten
Subject: Syrian refugees, NSC, Monkey Pod lunch, Human Rights Commissioner. E & EO Transcript JOURNALIST: Australia's taking an extra 12,000 refugees from Syria and Iraq on top of the nearly 14,000 we already bring in each year. Now, obviously, there's a security risk here. For instan... more
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27 November, 2015
JOINT CROSS BORDER PATROL BEGINS IN TORRES STRAIT
Officers from the Australian Border Force (ABF) and Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government agencies have begun a one week joint cross border patrol in the Torres Strait. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton said the patrol provided a vital opportunity for officers from both ... more
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26
26 November, 2015
Doorstop Interview - Parliament House, Canberra
Subjects: Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015; Mal Brough; lunching with colleagues; border security. E&EO…………………………………………………&h... more
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26 November, 2015
CITIZENSHIP BILL
Debate on the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 will resume next week. The Solicitor General has provided the Government with further advice and the Government will add a further amendment to those already recommended by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Int... more
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25 November, 2015
PAYING FOR VISA SPONSORSHIP OUTLAWED
The integrity of Australia’s visa system was strengthened today following the passage of legislation prohibiting people from receiving payment in return for sponsoring temporary and permanent foreign workers. The Migration Amendment (Charging for a Migration Outcome) Bill outlaws conduct i... more
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24 November, 2015
Interview with Rafael Epstein, ABC Drive Melbourne
Subjects: Prime Minister’s National Security Statement; Syrian refugees; asylum seekers. E&EO………………………………………………………………&h... more
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20 November, 2015
Doorstop Interview Brisbane International Airport
Subjects: Counter-Terrorism Unit interventions; Grand Mufti comments; Indonesian death penalty; transfer of detainees; Christmas Island Detention Centre disturbance; Indonesia Australia Business Week 2015. E&EO…………………………&he... more
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20 November, 2015
There’s been a significant increase in the number of interventions Counter-Terrorism Units (CTU) are making at Australia’s international airports in recent months. Since July 199 passengers have been offloaded from their flights by CTU officers for national security reasons, concerns ... more
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17 November, 2015
Subject: Grand Mufti, Paris attacks, refugee resettlement E & EO Transcript JOURNALIST: Minister, good morning. PETER DUTTON: Good morning Alan. JOURNALIST: Thank you for your time. Can I just ask you half a left field question? Would you consider cancelling the visa of the Grand ... more
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16 November, 2015
Subject: Paris attacks; resettlement of Syrian refugees. E & EO Transcript JOURNALIST: [start of recording] calls this morning about the potential for risk posed by the 12,000 Syrian refugees who are due to arrive here by the end of the year. Are you relooking at the whole issue? PETER ... more
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