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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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DUTTON’S DEPARTMENT MISMANAGEMENT STRIKES AGAIN

September 08, 2017

Peter Dutton’s incompetence as Immigration Minister has been exposed yet again with the people who protect Australia’s borders and the integrity of our visa system being handed the bill and forced into inflexible repayment schemes due to his failure to manage his Department.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST CLOSE VISA LOOPHOLES

September 03, 2017

The Turnbull Government needs to ensure the integrity of Australia’s skilled migration program by guaranteeing visa loopholes aren’t being used to undercut local jobs, by-pass labour market testing and exploit vulnerable workers.

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PETER DUTTON – HOW MANY DAYS IS IT?

August 30, 2017

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed that a boat with six Chinese nationals and one PNG national reached the Australian territory of Saibai Island in the Torres Strait on 20 August. Reports indicate that people-smuggling charges have been made against two of the individuals.

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