Media Releases

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28 May, 2015
Illegal Workers Targeted Nationally
The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Immigration and Border Protection   Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection   JOINT MEDIA RELEASE A coordinated national operation to tackle illegal workers, visa fraud and worker exploitation a... more
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26
26 May, 2015
New Measures to Strengthen Australian Citizenship
Joint media release - The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister, and the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. The Commonwealth Government intends to update the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 so dual nationals who engage in terrorism can lose their citizenship. The... more
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21
21 May, 2015
No Place for Foreign Criminals
The Australian Government is committed to ensuring that people who travel or migrate to Australia abide by nation’s laws and community standards and is warning those who don’t that they risk visa cancellation and removal from Australia. Four hundred and fifty visas have been cancelled... more
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20
20 May, 2015
A Reverse One And A Half Somersault or What!?
Bill Shorten’s contortions in trying to avoid acknowledging the success of Operation Sovereign Borders has to be hurting by now. The Opposition Leader’s attempts to avoid stating whether Labor will support the successful Stop the Boats policy of the Coalition Government has reached la... more
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19
19 May, 2015
Bill Shorten’s contortions in trying to avoid acknowledging the success of Operation Sovereign Borders has to be hurting by now. The Opposition Leader’s attempts to avoid stating whether Labor will support the successful Stop the Boats policy of the Coalition Government has reached la... more
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14
14 May, 2015
Australian Border Force One Step Closer
The establishment of the Australian Border Force (ABF) is closer than ever with the passage of the Australian Border Force Bill 2015 and the Customs and Other Legislation Amendment (Australian Border Force) Bill 2015 through the Senate today. These Bills enable the establishment of the ABF as th... more
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13
13 May, 2015
Budget Boost for Dickson
Federal Member for Dickson Peter Dutton said the Budget announced great measures for small businesses, young people, families and pensioners. In particular, local not-for-profit organisations and small businesses have received a significant boost in the 2015 Budget. “The Coalition Gover... more
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12
12 May, 2015
2015 Pine Rivers Red Shield Appeal Launched
The Hon Peter Dutton MP on Friday officially launched the 2015 Pine Rivers Red Shield Appeal, at a breakfast launch at Club Pine Rivers in Bray Park. Mr Dutton has served for many years as the Chairman of the Pine Rivers Red Shield Appeal. The Launch heard from keynote speaker Hannah Stead. Hanna... more
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12
12 May, 2015
Score a Goal! Register for Sporting Schools
The Hon Peter Dutton MP is urging all local primary schools, clubs and coaches in Dickson to sign up to Sporting Schools, The Abbott Government’s new initiative to get more kids active and healthy. Mr Dutton said the Abbott Government is tackling the activity levels and the health of child... more
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06
06 May, 2015
Labor All At Sea On Boats - Admits Failure - Denies Solution
Labor’s Immigration spokesman Richard Marles must spell out precisely how Labor would shut down the people smuggling trade. Mr Marles told SKY NEWS today that: “We are going to do everything we can to make sure that journey (the flow of illegal maritime arrivals to Australia) never st... more
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05
05 May, 2015
Another month has passed without a successful people smuggling venture to Australia under Operation Sovereign Borders. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton said that there has been no successful arrival in Australia since June last year – over 10 months ago &ndash... more
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04
04 May, 2015
Shorten Won't Stop the Boats
Opposition leader Bill Shorten has confirmed that a future Labor government will open the flood gates to a new wave of illegal maritime arrivals into Australia. Mr Shorten repeatedly refused to answer direct questions today about whether Labor would maintain the Coalition’s tough border pol... more
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29
29 April, 2015
17 Illegal Workers Detained in Woody Point Brisbane
The Hon Peter Dutton MP Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Luke Howarth MP Federal Member for Petrie JOINT MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Immigration and Border Protection, working closely with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Servic... more
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28
28 April, 2015
Strengthening Australia's Relationship with IOM
A new Strategic Partnership Framework (SPF) with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) will further strengthen Australia’s important relationship with the organisation. Today the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton met with the Director General of IOM Will... more
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31
31 March, 2015
Settlement Arrangements Reinforced During PNG Visit
The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton and the new Operation Sovereign Borders Commander Major General Andrew Bottrell today held talks with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration Hon Rimbink Pato MP regarding the PNG Regional Resettlement Ar... more
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