INTERVIEW WITH JON FAINE, ABC 774 MELBOURNE

Subjects: Senate Estimates; offshore processing; Nauru; Minister Robert; retirement of Philip Ruddock. E&EO… JOURNALIST: Mr Dutton good morning to you. PETER DUTTON: Good morning Jon. JOURNALIST: Mr Pezullo who is the head of Australian Border Force yesterday at Senate Estimates took aim at the ABC over what he said was ‘advocacy.’ Well it sort of…

RETIREMENT OF PHILIP RUDDOCK

The Hon Philip Ruddock MP has served the Australian people with distinction and has made an exceptional contribution to immigration policy and operation. Mr Ruddock has announced today that he will not be contesting the next federal election and will take up a role as Special Envoy for Human Rights. The Minister for Immigration and…

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 this to say: ‘many Australians have lost confidence in an offshore detention system that lacks transparency,…

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 as it enjoys its fifth year of overseas commercial flights. The Minister…