Media Releases

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01 July, 2015
A New Era in Border Protection
Today is a significant day in the history of Australia’s border protection, with the official launch of the Australian Border Force (ABF), the new operational arm of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. The inaugural ABF Commissioner, Roman Quaedvlieg APM, was sworn in at a... more
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29 June, 2015
Shorten Fails Leadership Test - Remains Silent on Turn-Backs
The Labor Party is hopelessly split on stopping illegal maritime arrivals with Bill Shorten failing to show any leadership. A day after one of his frontbencher’s said Labor should adopt the Coalition’s successful border protection policies of turning back the boats; Mr Shorten has aga... more
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26 June, 2015
Appointment of first Australian Border Force Commissioner
The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton announced today that the first Commissioner of the Australian Border Force (ABF) will be Mr Roman Quaedvlieg APM. Mr Quaedvlieg will be sworn in as the inaugural Commissioner at a ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesda... more
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23 June, 2015
Legislation to Strip Terrorists of Citizenship
Joint media release - The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister, the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, Attorney-General The Government will strip Australian citizenship from dual nationals who engage in terrorism. Legislatio... more
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01
01 June, 2015
It has been over 300 days since the last successful people smuggling venture. The longest the last Labor government went was three weeks. more
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28
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 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 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 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 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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