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IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION WORKERS TAKE THEIR FIGHT AGAINST TURNBULL TO THE FAIR WORK COMM...

October 16, 2017

Labor welcomes the commencement of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission for its hearing into the four year dispute over pay and conditions for Department of Immigration and Border Protection workers.

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TRANSFER OF REFUGEES FROM MANUS ISLAND TO NAURU

October 11, 2017

Transferring refugees from Manus Island to Nauru is a glaring admission of failure by an Immigration Minister who is incapable of appropriately managing offshore processing centres or securing other third country resettlement arrangements.

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SHORTEN LABOR GOVERNMENT WILL BAN THE IMPORTATION OF FLAMMABLE CLADDING

October 05, 2017

The Turnbull Government must commit to banning the importation of highly flammable polyethylene (PE) cladding to protect Australians in their homes and workplaces.

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STATEMENT ON US REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

September 20, 2017

Labor welcomes confirmation that the first round of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru will shortly receive offers of resettlement as part of the US Refugee Resettlement Agreement.

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IMMIGRATION FAILURES DETAILED IN NEW REPORT

September 16, 2017

A Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit (JCPAA) inquiry report into Commonwealth Procurement has put the Turnbull Government, Peter Dutton and the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on notice to shape up or face further audits from the Auditor-General.

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RESIGNATION OF IMMIGRATION CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER RINGS ALARM BELLS

September 15, 2017

Peter Dutton can no longer hide the dysfunction and distress within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection following reports of the resignation of the Chief Medical Officer and Surgeon General who is responsible for overseeing healthcare and medical treatment of asylum seekers and refugees.

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