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DUTTON POLITICISING IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT RATHER THAN COMMITTING TO INVESTIGATION

May 06, 2017

Refugees, law enforcement authorities in PNG and Australian staff and contractors are caught in the middle of Peter Dutton's he-said, she-said fight over an incident on Manus Island with new reports Australian Border Force officers feel increasingly politicised and without avenues to raise their concerns.

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AUSTRALIAN LABOR WILL PUT AUSTRALIAN JOBS FIRST

May 03, 2017

A Shorten Labor Government will crack down on 457 visa rorts and build a skilled Australian workforce, reducing our reliance on overseas workers to fill skills shortages.

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SENATE RELEASES NAURU FILES SENATE INQUIRY REPORT

April 21, 2017

A Senate Inquiry into allegations of harm, abuse and mistreatment of asylum seekers in offshore processing centres on Manus Island and Nauru has today made recommendations to the Turnbull Government.

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TURNBULL’S CHEAP TALK ON AUSSIE JOBS

April 18, 2017

Today’s rushed announcement by Malcolm Turnbull is cheap talk. This is about saving his own job and nothing else.

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STATEMENT ON MANUS ISLAND

April 15, 2017

Overnight reports of weapons being discharged and rocks being thrown at an offshore processing centre on Manus Island are concerning and must be fully investigated.

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UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ON MANUS CLOSURE

April 09, 2017

Serious questions have been raised following confirmation by the Turnbull Government that Manus Island detention centre will close by October 31 and refugees who aren’t accepted into the United States will be left behind to resettle in Papua New Guinea.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST