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DUTTON’S 457 ‘FIX’ FALLS FLAT FOR AUSTRALIAN WORKERS

March 02, 2017

The Turnbull Government should get serious about fixing the rorts in the 457 program and stand up to protect penalty rates, not seek tabloid headlines.

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ANAO ACCUSES AUSTRALIAN BORDER FORCE OF UNLAWFUL SEARCHES

February 28, 2017

The Australian National Audit Office has found that Australian Border Force were conducting unlawful and inappropriate searches of passengers at international airports, and routinely questioned people without documenting their legal authority to do so.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT DIVIDED ON REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

February 22, 2017

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton have contradicted each other on the arrangements regarding the refugee swap with the United States.

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DUTTON’S DESPERATE TO DISTRACT FROM 457 FAILURE

February 14, 2017

Another day, another desperate stunt by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to distract from the Turnbull Government’s complete failure to stand up for local workers.

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GOVERNMENT DRAGGED TO DEAL WITH WORKER EXPLOITATION

February 13, 2017

The Turnbull Government has been dragged kicking and screaming when it comes to dealing with multiple examples of systemic worker exploitation, with reports suggesting that it will introduce legislation, which should have come years ago, into Parliament this week.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT’S GAMES COULD AFFECT CHINESE VISITOR VISA

February 09, 2017

Labor has reaffirmed its strong support for the Chinese 10-year visa and have called for Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to remove the irrelevant and unfair parts of his new migration legislation.

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