DOORSTOP – PERTH

Topics: Safer Communities funding helping WA Indigenous youth, Department of Home Affairs staff KIRSTY MCSWEENEY: Good morning. My name’s Kristy McSweeney. I’m the Liberal candidate for the federal seat of Swan in Western Australia. I’d like to pay my respects to elders past, present and emerging, and thank Bennett and Co. Welcome to this fantastic…

DOORSTOP – CURTIN UNIVERSITY, PERTH

Topics: $50 million increase to funding for the Safer Communities Program, Curtin University funding under Safer Communities Program, Department of Home Affairs processing of visa applications HARLENE HAYNE: We have the privilege of meeting this afternoon on the traditional lands of the Wadjuk people of the Nyungar Nation, and here at Curtin we’re are highly…

$50 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY

The Morrison Government continues to stamp out crime and improve community safety right around Australia, with a significant $50 million investment in the highly successful Safer Communities Fund. Since 2016, investments through the Safer Communities Fund have ensured local schools, councils, community groups, religious institutions and others have the funding they need for programs that…

DOORSTOP GOLD COAST

Topics: Morrison Government funding for AFP organised crime strike teams, Ukraine, Cook preselection, Department of Home Affairs staff. KAREN ANDREWS: Well, thank you very much. It’s an absolute pleasure to be here this morning with the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police Reece Kershaw to make some announcements in relation to transnational serious and organised…

NEW VOLUNTARY PRINCIPLES TO PROTECT AUSTRALIA’S CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY SUPPLY CHAINS

The Morrison Government has today released the Critical Technology Supply Chain Principles, to support businesses of all sizes securely and confidently adopt and develop the critical technologies that will drive Australia’s economic recovery and future growth. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews said the voluntary principles would give businesses and consumers the confidence to take…

CHARACTER CANCELLATIONS PROTECTING THE AUSTRALIAN COMMUNITY

The Coalition Government has acted decisively to protect the Australian community from foreign criminals, murderers, paedophiles and rapists by cancelling or refusing 10,000 visas on character grounds since 2014. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews said the Morrison Government had zero tolerance for non-citizens who endanger Australians or engage in criminal activity. “Coming to Australia…