Due to the recent change in Australian Government, this week Prime Minster Tony Abbott has announced his first Federal Government Ministry. The new Minister for Immigration and Border Protection is Mr Scott Morrison MP and the Assistant Minister is Senator Michaelia Cash.
Mr Scott Morrison MP was formally the Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship and served on the Shadow Cabinet Committee on Boarder Protection. If you would like more information about Mr Scott Morrison MP, please click here.
So far the only policy changes mentioned in the press release were in relation to border protection and customs. If you would like to read the full press release click here.
FC Lawyers wishes the new Immigration Minister all the best in his new role and hope he can make some positive changes within the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
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