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08 February, 2016
Interview with David and Will, Radio FIVEaa
Subjects: Offshore processing; Syrian refugees. E&EO… JOURNALIST: Minister good morning. PETER DUTTON: Good morning gentlemen, how are you? JOURNALIST: Good thank you Minister. Minister Dutton in the letter which he wrote to the Prime Minister yesterday, Jay Weatherill has thi... more
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08
08 February, 2016
RECORD NUMBERS OF CHINESE NATIONALS TO CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR IN AUSTRALIA
More than 100,000 Chinese nationals have decided to celebrate Chinese New Year in Australia this year. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has processed about 100,000 visitor visa applications from China in January 2016 alone, a record figure for a single month. This is an increa... more
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05
05 February, 2016
Press Conference, Sunshine Coast Airport
Subject: Sunshine Coast Airport upgrades, draft Departmental document E & EO Transcript TED O’BRIEN: Welcome. Thank you to the Minister for being here today. This is a great opportunity. We know how proud we are of our asset here, the Sunshine Coast Airport, and so any investment that ... more
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05
05 February, 2016
LABOR READY TO DO ANOTHER U-TURN ON BORDER SECURITY
Labor’s Richard Marles is looking for any diversion he can find to try to paper over the growing chasm in Labor over border protection policies. Mr Marles wants Australians to believe that Labor in Government would continue with the Coalition’s tough border polices that have stopped t... more
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05
05 February, 2016
TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES FOR SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT
Sunshine Coast Airport will start to see the benefits of a significant investment boost later this month with the installation of new equipment and technologies to facilitate international flights. Once complete mid-year, the airport will be better placed to handle increased international traffic... more
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04
04 February, 2016
Interview with Peter van Onselen, PVO Newsday, Sky News
Subjects: Anglican Dean of Brisbane comments; High Court judgment; tax reform. E&EO… JOURNALIST: Welcome to the programme. PETER DUTTON: Thanks Peter. JOURNALIST: What do you make of this story on the front page of The Australian about the Anglican Dean of Brisbane talking abo... more
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04
04 February, 2016
AUSTRALIA’S BORDER PROTECTION MEASURES REMAIN IN FORCE
The Australian Government’s tough border protection measures to stop illegal people smuggling and ensure the sovereignty of Australia’s borders remain in full force. The decision by the High Court of Australia means that regional processing continues – this is a key element of O... more
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04
04 February, 2016
Interview with Michael Brissenden, ABC AM Programme
Subjects: High Court judgment; tax reform. E&EO… JOURNALIST: I’m joined in the studio by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton. Peter Dutton, welcome to the programme. PETER DUTTON: Thanks, Michael. JOURNALIST: First of all, the High Court has ruled that the offshore deten... more
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03
03 February, 2016
Interview with Laura Jayes, ‘The Latest’ Sky News
Subjects: High Court judgment; offshore processing; resettlement of refugees. E&EO... JOURNALIST: The Minister Peter Dutton joins me now in the studio. Minister, thanks so much for your time. PETER DUTTON: Thanks Laura. JOURNALIST: What does now happen to these 267 people? PETER ... more
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26 January, 2016
ALL AUSTRALIANS ENCOURAGED TO REFLECT THIS AUSTRALIA DAY
This Australia Day, more than 16,000 people from 154 different countries are set to become Australian citizens at almost 400 citizenship ceremonies nationwide. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton congratulated our newest Aussies as they pledged their loyalty and commitme... more
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22 January, 2016
PREVENTING THE SCOURGE OF ICE ON OUR STREETS
The Coalition Government is committed to preventing the damage 'ice' causes in our communities and this detection by the Australian Border Force (ABF), as part of Operation Serpia, shows that our hardline approach is getting results. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton... more
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19 January, 2016
Interview on Paul Murray Live, Sky News
Subjects: Children in detention, Eric Abetz’s comments, Real Social Dynamics E&EO… JOURNALIST: Alright now first things first. I have noticed today the usual moaning that’s around there about children in detention. There is people trying to focus in on again how the Gove... more
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13
13 January, 2016
MARLES LIKE HIS PREDECESSORS RULED BY EMOTION NOT REALITY
Labor has started the New Year with amnesia when it comes to their legacy of 50,000 people arriving on 800 boats. At the height of Labor's incompetence up to 1,000 people a week off smugglers’ boats were arriving and not being properly processed by Mr Marles’s Labor Government. It wi... more
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12
12 January, 2016
WORK AND HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS WITH THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC AND SLOVENIA COMMENCE
Reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangements between Australia and the Slovak Republic and Australia and Slovenia have commenced this year. Young people from both the Slovak Republic and Slovenia now have the opportunity to apply to stay and work in Australia. Young Australians will also enjoy... more
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18 December, 2015
NEW RECRUITS TO HELP PROTECT AUSTRALIA’S BORDERS
The first recruits to complete the training to become Australian Border Force (ABF) officers will be deployed to roles throughout New South Wales after celebrating their graduation in Sydney today. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton attended the graduation ceremony a... more
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