THE COALITION’S PLAN FOR PROTECTING OUR BORDERS

Today, the Coalition releases our plan for protecting our borders. A re-elected Coalition Government will ensure Australia’s borders remain safe and secure by: Maintaining Operation Sovereign Borders: the strong and proven policy that saves lives, and tackles people smuggling and irregular migration. Sustaining the three vital pillars of our border policies: regional processing, boat turn-backs…

DOORSTOP – FREMANTLE HARBOUR

Topics: Morrison Government’s strong border protection measures, launch of the Civil Maritime Security Strategy BILL KOUL: A big thank you to Minister Andrews, Minister for Home Affairs, for taking the time out of her busy schedule and coming to this beautiful electorate of ours to launch this important strategy. Thank you, Minister. Over to you.…

INTERVIEW 4BC NEIL BREEN

Topics: AUKUS announcement with our international partners, security in the South Pacific region, Morrison Government’s civil maritime safety security strategy announcement to protect our borders, Safer Communities Fund. NEIL BREEN: On Wednesdays, I speak to the Home Affairs Minister, the MP for McPherson, Karen Andrews. She’s on the line from Perth. Good morning to you, Minister.…

NEW COMMANDER FOR OPERATION SOVEREIGN BORDERS

From today, the Australian Government’s strong border protection measures under Operation Sovereign Borders will be led by Rear Admiral Justin Jones CSC, RAN, ensuring continuity of the successful border policies that have saved lives at sea since 2013 and ended maritime people smuggling to Australia. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews welcomed Rear Admiral Jones…

New agreement to secure our region from maritime people smuggling

The Australian and Nauruan Governments have today signed a memorandum of understanding to establish an enduring regional processing capability in Nauru. Regional processing is a key pillar of the Australian Government’s strong border protection policies. Under Operation Sovereign Borders, people who attempt to travel to Australia illegally by boat are turned back, or transferred to…