footnotes

Chapter 1 - Introduction and background

[1]        Proof Journals of the Senate, No. 113, 23 August 2018, p. 3609.

[2]        Proof Journals of the Senate, No. 115, 11 September 2018, p. 3684.

[3]        Ms Lisa Martin, 'Peter Dutton defends his decision to grant visa to detained au pair', Australian Associated Press, 26 March 2018,  https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/mar/26/peter-dutton-defends-decision-to-intervene-and-grant-visa-to-detained-au-pair, (accessed 7 September 2018).

[4]        The Hon Peter Dutton MP, House of Representatives Hansard, 26 March 2018, p.2680.

[5]        The Hon Peter Dutton MP, House of Representatives Hansard, 26 March 2018, p.2680.

[6]        Committee Hansard, 21 May 2018, pp. 74–75; Committee Hansard, 22 May 2018,
pp. 102–107; Committee Hansard, 3 August 2018, pp. 18–21 and 23–28.

[7]        https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Senate_Estimates/legcon

[8]        https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Senate_Estimates/legcon

[9]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[10]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[11]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[12]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[13]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[14]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[15]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[16]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[17]      Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 6. Also see: Immigration Restriction Act 1901, s. 3; Immigration Act 1940, s. 4.

[18]      Senate Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion into Migration Matters, Inquiry into Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, March 2004, pp. 15–16.

[19]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[20]      Some examples of ministerial intervention powers contained in the Migration Act 1958, include sections 46A–46B, 48B, 72, 91F, 91L, 133A, 133C, 137N, 197AB, 198AB, 198AE, 339, 411, 473BD, 336L, 351, 417, and 501J.

[21]      Migration Act 1958, s 195A(1).

[22]      Migration Act 1958, s 195A(2).

[23]      Migration Act 1958, s 195A(3).

[24]      Migration Act 1958, s. 195A(4).

[25]      Migration Act 1958, s. 195A(6).

[26]      Department of Home Affairs, Procedures Advice Manual 3: Act - Compliance and Case Resolution - Case resolution - Minister’s powers – Minister's detention intervention power, accessed via LEGENDcom (accessed on 11 September 2018).

[27]      Senate Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion into Migration Matters, Inquiry into Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, March 2004, p. 22.

[28]      Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 4.

[29]      Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 4.

[30]      Department of Home Affairs, Procedures Advice Manual 3: Act - Compliance and Case Resolution - Case resolution - Minister’s powers – Minister's detention intervention power, accessed via LEGENDcom (accessed on 11 September 2018).

[31]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[32]      Department of Home Affairs, Procedures Advice Manual 3: Act - Compliance and Case Resolution - Case resolution - Minister’s powers – Minister's detention intervention power, accessed via LEGENDcom (accessed on 11 September 2018).

[33]      For a discussion of case law regarding the public interest test, see: Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, pp. 11–12.

[34]      Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 6.

[35]      Recommendation 20, in Senate Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion into Migration Matters, Inquiry into Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, March 2004, p. xxv.

[36]      Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 13.

[37]      Ms Helen Duncan, private capacity, Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, pp. 48–49.

[38]      Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 1.

[39]      Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 1.

[40]      Cited in Senate Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion into Migration Matters, Inquiry into Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, March 2004, p. 17.

[41]      Cited in Liberty Victoria, Playing God: the Immigration Minister's Unrestrained Power, 2017, p. 2.

[42]      Senate Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion into Migration Matters, Inquiry into Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, March 2004, pp. 16–17.

[43]      Recommendation 21, in Senate Select Committee on Ministerial Discretion into Migration Matters, Inquiry into Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters, March 2004, p. xxv.

[44]      The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister, Statement of Ministerial Standards, 30 August 2018.

[45]      The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister, Statement of Ministerial Standards, 30 August 2018, para 1.3.

Chapter 2 - Key issues

[1]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[2]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 5.

[3]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), p. 12.

[4]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), p. 3

[5]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Correspondence from Mr Pezzullo, (received 13 September 2018), p. 1.

[6]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Correspondence from Mr Pezzullo, (received 14 September 2018), p. 1.

[7]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), pp. 5–6.

[8]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), p. 12

[9]        Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), p. 7.

[10]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), p. 7.

[11]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), p. 3.

[12]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 3.

[13]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 3.

[14]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 3.

[15]      Department of Home Affairs, Procedures Advice Manual 3: Act - Compliance and Case Resolution - Case resolution - Minister’s powers - Minister’s detention intervention power, accessed via LEGENDcom (accessed on 11 September 2018).

[16]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[17]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[18]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[19]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[20]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[21]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 41.

[22]      Ms Malisa Golightly, Deputy Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 8.

[23]      Ms Malisa Golightly, Deputy Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 8.

[24]      Ms Malisa Golightly, Deputy Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 8.

[25]      Mr Adam Bandt MP, House of Representative Hansard, 27 March 2018, p. 2878.

[26]      The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs, House of Representatives Hansard, 27 March 2018, p. 2878.

[27]      Ms Lisa Martin, 'Revealed: Peter Dutton intervened in Italian au pair visa case for former police colleague', The Guardian, 30 August 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/30/dutton-intervened-au-pair-visa-case-former-police-colleague (accessed 11 September 2018).

[28]      Ms Lisa Martin, 'Revealed: Peter Dutton intervened in Italian au pair visa case for former police colleague', The Guardian, 30 August 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/30/dutton-intervened-au-pair-visa-case-former-police-colleague (accessed 11 September 2018).

[29]      The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs, Proof House of Representatives Hansard, 11 September 2018, p. 27.

[30]      The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister, Transcript of doorstop interview: Sydney, 2 September 2018.

[31]      Mr Roman Quaedvlieg, additional documents, 5 September 2018, p. 2.

[32]      The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs, 'Statement on fabricated evidence to Senate Inquiry', Media release, 6 September 2018.

[33]      Mr Roman Quaedvlieg, additional documents, 7 September 2018, p. 1.

[34]      Mr Roman Quaedvlieg, additional documents, 7 September 2018, p. 2.

[35]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Correspondence from Mr Pezzullo, (received 13 September 2018), p. 1.

[36]      Ms Lisa Martin, 'Peter Dutton intervened in au pair visa case for AFL boss Gillon McLachlan's relative', The Guardian, 28 August 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/28/peter-dutton-intervened-in-third-au-pair-visa-case-for-afl-bosss-relatives (accessed 11 September 2018).

[37]      Mr Gillon McLachlan, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 54.

[38]      Ms Jude Donnelly, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 55.

[39]      Mr Gillon McLachlan, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 57.

[40]      Mr Gillon McLachlan, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, pp. 57–58.

[41]      Ms Jude Donnelly, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 58.

[42]      Mr Gillon McLachlan, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 39.

[43]      Ms Lisa Martin, 'Leaked emails reveal Peter Dutton overruled advice and granted au pair visa', The Guardian, 30 August 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/30/leaked-emails-confirm-peter-dutton-afl-boss-gillon-mclachlan-visa-au-pair (accessed 11 September 2018).

[44]      Ms Lisa Martin, 'Leaked emails reveal Peter Dutton overruled advice and granted au pair visa', The Guardian, 30 August 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/30/leaked-emails-confirm-peter-dutton-afl-boss-gillon-mclachlan-visa-au-pair (accessed 11 September 2018).

[45]      Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, 5 September 2018, (received 11 September 2018), p. 53.

[46]      Mr Gillon McLachlan, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 55.

[47]      Mr Gillon McLachlan, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, pp. 55–56.

[48]      Ms Jude Donnelly, Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, p. 56.

[49]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018); Andrew Probyn, Andrew Greene and Eliza Borrello, ABC News, 'Peter Dutton released au pair from immigration detention after lobbying from AFL boss Gillon McLachlan', 2 September 2018, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-28/dutton-released-au-pair-after-lobbying-from-afl-boss-mclachlan/10172788 (accessed 12 September 2018).

[50]      Ms Eve Watts, Senior Migration Consultation, Inclusive Migration Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 46.

[51]      Ms Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 45.

[52]      Ms Helen Duncan, Submission 1, pp. 1–2.

[53]      Ms Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 49.

[54]      Ms Eve Watts, Senior Migration Consultation, Inclusive Migration Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 47.

[55]      Ms Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 49. See also Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 46.

[56]      Ms Helen Duncan, Submission 1, p. 2.

[57]      Ms Helen Duncan, Submission 1, p. 2.

[58]      Ms Helen Duncan, Submission 1, p. 2.

[59]      Ms Helen Duncan, private capacity, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, pp. 46-47.

[60]      Ms Eve Watts, Senior Migration Consultation, Inclusive Migration Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 47.

[61]      Ms Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 47.

[62]      Ms Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 48.

[63]      Ms Helen Duncan, private capacity, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 47.

[64]      Ms Helen Duncan, Submission 1, p. 1.

[65]      Ms Helen Duncan, Submission 1, p. 1.

[66]      Ms Eve Watts, Senior Migration Consultation, Inclusive Migration Australia, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 48.

[67]      Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 48.

[68]      Ms Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor, Refugee Advice and Casework Service, Proof Committee Hansard, 3 September 2018, p. 50.

[69]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[70]      Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, Budget Estimates 2018-19, Senator Murray Watt, Two submissions for decision released under FOI, (tabled 3 August 2018).

[71]      The Hon Peter Dutton MP, House of Representatives Hansard, 26 March 2018, p.2680.

[72]      Ms Helen Duncan, Submission 1, p. 1.

[73]      The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister, Statement of Ministerial Standards, 30 August 2018, paras 1.1 and 1.2.

[74]      The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister, Statement of Ministerial Standards, 30 August 2018, paras 1.3(ii).

Coalition Senators Dissenting Report

[1]        Question on Notice IEMP/003.

[2]        Proof Committee Hansard, 5 September 2018, pp. 37–38.

[3]        Question on Notice IEMP/011.

[4]        Question on Notice IEMP/013.

[5]        Letter from the Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs to the Committee, 13 September 2018.

[6]        Document tabled in the House of Representatives on 10 September 2018.

[7]        House of Representatives Hansard, Page 26, 11 September 2018.

[8]        Question on Notice IEMP/025.

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