SIGNIFICANT NEW INVESTMENT TO COUNTER ALL FORMS OF VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN AUSTRALIA

The Morrison Government is investing an additional $61.7 million into Australia’s countering violent extremism (CVE) programs, keeping Australians safe from the full range of violent extremist ideologies and nearly doubling the total investment in CVE since such initiatives began in 2013. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews said the Government’s CVE programs had delivered strong…

MORRISON GOVERNMENT PASSES LAWS TO KEEP FEDERAL OFFENDERS BEHIND BARS

The Morrison Government welcomes the passage of the Crimes Amendment (Remissions of Sentences) Bill 2021. Attorney-General Michaelia Cash said: “the Morrison Government’s highest priority is to keep Australians safe”. “This bill addresses the significant risks to community safety as a result of remissions being granted to federal offenders under state and territory laws.” During the…

REVAMPED NATIONAL SECURITY WEBSITE LAUNCHED TO KEEP AUSTRALIANS SAFE AND PROTECT OUR WAY OF LIFE

The Morrison Government is making it easier for Australians to protect themselves from terrorism and find information about what to do in a terrorist attack, unveiling today a significantly enhanced national security website. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews said Australians couldn’t be complacent about the terrorist threat, and that recent tragic attacks in the…

TRANSCRIPT INTERVIEW – 4BC – BREAKFAST WITH NEIL BREEN

Topics: Continuing threat of terrorism; high-risk terrorist offenders legislation; Digital Passenger Declaration; COVID-19 vaccine rollout. NEIL BREEN: Every Wednesday I speak to Home Affairs Minister, Member for McPherson on the Gold Coast, Cabinet Minister as well, Karen Andrews. Good morning Minister. KAREN ANDREWS: Good morning, Neil. How are you? NEIL BREEN: I’m very well, thanks.…