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DUTTON BEGINS PRIVATISING HOME AFFAIRS BY OUTSOURCING 250 JOBS

January 11, 2018

Peter Dutton has started his new job as Minister for Home Affairs by outsourcing 250 departmental jobs to New Zealand company Datacom.

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VISA REGULATION NEEDED FOR WORKER PROTECTION

January 04, 2018

Reports today that more than 60,000 people have overstayed their visa in Australia raises concerns about local jobs, migrant worker exploitation and the associated downward pressure on wages.

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DUTTON’S FREEDOM OF INFORMATION SECRETS EXPOSED

December 19, 2017

An investigation by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has exposed the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s culture of secrecy and its failure to meet the statutory processing times for Freedom of Information requests.

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LABOR CONCERNED BY PROPOSED CUTS TO SOCIAL SECURITY

December 19, 2017

Labor is concerned by the Turnbull Government’s proposed cuts to social security for new migrants.

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LABOR LISTENS TO IMMIGRATION CONCERNS IN BENDIGO

December 11, 2017

Local workers, unions and advocacy organisations have had an opportunity to discuss the challenges facing vulnerable workers and recently resettled refugees under the Turnbull Government at a series of roundtables hosted by Federal Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters.

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TICK-AND-FLICK DUTTON A SERIOUS CONCERN TO SECURITY

December 05, 2017

Peter Dutton’s incompetence and inability to manage his portfolio has forced him to concede there was a “legal error” in a decision he made under section 501 of the Migration Act.

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