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 the boats, emptied detention centres and gotten children out…

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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 comes into this airport is more than…

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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 Operation Sovereign Borders policy. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter…

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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 detention regime is lawful. So, just to be clear, you will be sending those asylum…

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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 commitment to our country. “Australia Day provides the opportunity for all of us…

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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 said the ingrained and developing market for the production, distribution…

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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 Government is still got way too many kids in detention. Can we just…

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