INTERVIEW WITH BEN DAVIS, RADIO 4BC

Subjects: Baby Asha; the Coalition Government’s border protection policy.   E&EO…   JOURNALIST: The Minister joins me on the line now, Peter Dutton, good afternoon.   PETER DUTTON: Good afternoon Ben.   JOURNALIST: The allegations levelled at you. Did you leak or did your office leak the information to the papers today about the police…

INTERVIEW WITH LISA WILKINSON, TODAY SHOW

Subjects: Baby Asha; the Coalition Government’s border protection policy. E&EO… JOURNALIST: Joining us from Canberra is Immigration Minister Peter Dutton. Good morning to you Minister. PETER DUTTON: Good morning Lisa. JOURNALIST: Has baby Asha been moved already? PETER DUTTON: Yes she has. She’s in community detention and obviously support will be provided to the family.…

INTERVIEW WITH FRAN KELLY, RN BREAKFAST

Subjects: Baby Asha; the Coalition Government’s border protection policy; Newspoll. E&EO… JOURNALIST: Minister welcome back to Breakfast. PETER DUTTON: Thanks Fran. JOURNALIST: You’ve agreed to let Asha and her family live in community detention. She’s now left the hospital this morning. Where has she gone? PETER DUTTON: She has gone into community detention, as you…

PRESS CONFERENCE, BRISBANE

Subjects: Baby Asha; the Coalition Government’s border protection policy. E&EO… PETER DUTTON: I just wanted to provide an update in relation to the baby at Lady Cilento Hospital in Brisbane. Obviously we’ve received a number of media enquiries, so I’m pleased to provide you with an update in relation to the matter. As many of…

NEXT STEP FOR NEW ENTREPRENEUR VISA BEGINS

A consultation process for a new Entrepreneur visa will start today, seeking feedback on the proposed settings for the visa. The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Christopher Pyne, said we want to attract the best and brightest entrepreneurial talent and skills to Australia. “It is critical for Australia’s prosperity and growth, that we not…

VISIT TO WASHINGTON DC

Today the Attorney-General and the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection will travel to Washington DC to attend the Quintet of Attorneys General and Five Country Ministerial meeting. It is the first time these series of meetings are being held jointly, highlighting the importance of close collaboration and cooperation with our security and intelligence partners…

$1.2 BILLION DRUG BUST IN SYDNEY

Australian law enforcement officers have delivered a devastating blow to Australia’s ice market and the criminal syndicates who peddle this mind destroying drug, seizing 720 litres of liquid methamphetamine from Sydney streets – the largest seizure of liquid methamphetamine to date.   Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton, Minister for Justice Michael Keenan…

DOORSTOP INTERVIEW, PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Subjects: Ministerial colleagues; Tara Nettleton/Khaled Sharrouf. E&EO… JOURNALIST: Minister if I can just start with; should Stuart Robert lose his job? PETER DUTTON: Well that’s an issue for the Prime Minister and obviously I think the Prime Minister has done the right thing in asking for an investigation to have a look at all of…