Immigration and Border Protection Portfolio

Supplementary Budget Estimates 2016-2017 (October 2016)

Immigration and Border Protection Portfolio

Hansard transcript

17 October 2016 Immigration and Border Protection portfolio (PDF & HTML)

Tabled documents, 17 October 2016

Item no.

Tabled by:

Topic:

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1 Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, and Michael Outram APM, Acting Commissioner, Australian Border Force Opening statement (PDF_98KB)

Additional Information

Item no.

Provided by:

Topic:

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1 Mr Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Public Interest Immunity - Letters to Dr Rosemary Laing, Clerk of the Senate, and Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald, Chair, Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (PDF_722KB)

Questions on notice

Index as at 25 November 2016 (PDF_547KB)

Answers to questions on notice are due from the portfolio on 2 December 2016. Answers will be published on this page as they are received.

QoN No

Division

Senator

Subject

Page or Written

Answer received by committee

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SE16/001

 

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Detection of people travelling to Syria or Iraq

34

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/002

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Foreign fighters provisions

41

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/003

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Mr Wyatt Roy - Notice of travel

41

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/004

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Mr Wyatt Roy - Awareness of intended travel

41/42

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/005

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Mr Wyatt Roy - Hot issues brief

42

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/006

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Mr Wyatt Roy - Minister notified of travel

42

24/02/2017 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/007

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Mr Wyatt Roy - Debrief on return

43

24/02/2017 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/008

Investigations

Senator Kim Carr

Mr Wyatt Roy - Actions taken to stop travel

43

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/009

Border Management

Senator Macdonald

Travel to Syria or Iraq

44

24/02/2017 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/010

International

Senator McKim
Senator Carr
Senator Macdonald

Resettlement

49/50

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/011

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

BMA Lawyers

59/60

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/012

Detention Services

Senator McKim

Garrison and welfare services

60

8/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/013

Detention Services

Senator McKim

PNG transfer facility

61

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/014

Enterprise Strategy and Reform

Senator Kim Carr

Annual Report - Missed targets

64

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/015

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Kim Carr

Screening of staff

66

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/016

Border Management

Senator Griff

Over stayers

68

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/017

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Reynolds

Nauru Files

71

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/018

Border Management

Senator Xenophon

Asbestos - Inspection of containers

74

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/019

Traveller, Customs and Industry Policy

Senator Xenophon

Asbestos - Letter from SA Government

74

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/020

Border Management

Senator Kim Carr

Prosecutions under the Customs Act

75

2/12/2016 (PDF_26KB)

SE16/021

Border Management

Senator Kim Carr

Asbestos - Imported for use in Children's Hospitals in Perth

75/76

2/12/2016 (PDF_20KB)

SE16/022

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Kim Carr

Screening arrangements

76

2/12/2016 (PDF_15KB)

SE16/023

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Kim Carr

Security/Integrity checks

77

8/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/024

Detention Services

Senator McKim

Bomana facility

79

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/025

International

Senator McKim

Nauruan government denying visas to Danish MPs

80

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/026

International

Senator McKim

Nauruan government denying visas to Danish MPs - Approached by representatives

81

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/027

International

Senator McKim

Nauruan government denying visas to Danish MPs - Assistance in delivery of Visas by the Nauruan Government

81

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/028

Detention Services

Senator McKim

Broadspectrum contract

81/82

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/029

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Immigration and Citizenship authority in PNG

82

2/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/030

International

Senator McKim

Departmental officers in Central America

86

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/031

International

Senator Kim Carr

Departmental officers in the United states

87

2/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/032

International

Senator Kim Carr

Protection transfer arrangement in Central America

87/88

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/033

International

Senator Kim Carr

Summit attended by Prime Minister, Minister Dutton and Minister Bishop

88

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/034

International

Senator Kim Carr

Central America - Increase of intake

89

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/035

International

Senator Kim Carr

Central America resettlement in Australia

90/91

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/036

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator Griff

Resettlement of Syrian Refugees

91

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/038

International

Senator Kim Carr

Costa Rica protection transfer agreement

100

2/12/2016 (PDF_31KB)

SE16/039

International

Senator Kim Carr

UNHCR

103

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/040

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

BMA Lawyers contract CN463789

107/108

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/041

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator McKim

Transfer of money to Nauru

109

2/12/2016 (PDF_22KB)

SE16/042

People

Senator Lines

EA - improved offer to staff

113

2/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/043

Major Capability Division

Senator Kim Carr

IBM

113/114

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/044

Major Capability Division

Senator Kim Carr

Solon and Rau

114

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/045

Major Capability Division

Senator Kim Carr

migration of systems off CSC onto IBM

115

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/046

Detention Services

Senator McKim

lease at the Menen Hotel

116/117

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/047

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator McKim

money for visas transferred to Nauruan government

117

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/048

Legal

Senator McKim

Citizenship Act

118

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/049

Legal

Senator Reynolds

4,600 matters currently being litigated

123

2/12/2016 (PDF_34KB)

SE16/050

People

Senator Pratt

Annual report - number of deaths notified in the last financial year

124

2/12/2016 (PDF_40KB)

SE16/051

People

Senator Pratt

Improvement notices - Perth Immigration Detention and Adelaide Immigration transit centre

125

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/052

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Watt

Garrison support and welfare services

125/126

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/053

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator Pratt

Men on Manus Island given positive refugee determinations on basis of sexuality

132

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/054

OSB JATF

Senator McKim

A Current Affair

138

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/055

Immigration and Citizenship Policy

Senator Pratt

Fair Work Ombudsman's report - backpackers working under a working holiday visa

139/140

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/056

Immigration and Citizenship Policy

Senator Pratt

Postcodes 6076 and 6111 added to areas eligible for visas (417)

140/141

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/057

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

TPV and SHEV applications

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/058

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

Fast-track administrative costs

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/059

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

Fast-track - migrations agents lodged applications

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/060

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

Fast-track - average time

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/061

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

Primary Applications

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/062

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator McKim

Resettlement of people in Indonesia

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/063

International

Senator McKim

Resettlement arrangements - Costa Rica

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/064

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator McKim

Nauru staff arrangements

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/065

Detention Services

Senator McKim

Cost of keeping people on Manus and Nauru

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_49KB)

SE16/066

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator McKim

Nauru visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/067

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator McKim

Children on Nauru

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/068

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Nauru medical transfers

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_63KB)

SE16/069

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Nauru files - incidents

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_20KB)

SE16/070

International

Senator McKim

Manus and Nauru - financial offers

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/071

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator McKim

Refugee status determination

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/072

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator McKim

Citizenship Applications

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/073

OSB JATF

Senator McKim

OSB JATF - conditions of A Currant Affair crew

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/074

OSB JATF

Senator McKim

OSB JATF - Sri Lanka returns

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/075

OSB JATF

Senator McKim

OSB JATF - Assisted returns

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/076

OSB JATF

Senator McKim

OSB JATF - May update

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/077

OSB JATF

Senator McKim

OSB JATF - June update

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/078

OSB JATF

Senator McKim

OSB JATF - August update

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/079

Border Management

Senator McKim

Access to mobile phones

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/080

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Contact with visitors

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/081

Detention Services

Senator McKim

Expenditure on security

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/082

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Emergency response taskforce

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/083

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Detention Placement Framework

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_23KB)

SE16/084

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Christmas Island Expenditure

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/085

Detention Services

Senator McKim

ANAO recommendations

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/086

Health Services and Policy

Senator McKim

Mental health support

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/087

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator McKim

Mistaken transfer

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/088

Finance

Senator Gallacher

Credit Cards

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_39KB)

SE16/089

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Meat Industry Labour Agreement

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/090

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

DIBP and the Meat Industry Labour Agreement

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/091

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Meatworks and meat industry labour agreements

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/092

Immigration and Citizenship Policy

Senator Carr

Skill shortages in the Meat Industry

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/093

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Ashton Pty Ltd trading as Woodward Foods Australia

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/094

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Streamlined Visa Processing

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/095

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Streamlined Visa Processing operations

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_22KB)

SE16/096

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Transition to Streamlined Student Visa Framework

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_38KB)

SE16/097

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

SSVF delays in processing applications

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_409KB)

SE16/098

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

SSVF country risk

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_20KB)

SE16/099

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

SSVF delays for research students

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/100

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Student Visa statistics

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_20KB)

SE16/101

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Consultative Forum on Student Visa Framework

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_24KB)

SE16/102

Community Protection

Senator Carr

Student visa document fraud

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_28KB)

SE16/103

Community Protection

Senator Carr

Student visa cancellations

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_87KB)

SE16/104

Finance

Senator Carr

Departmental programs

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_33KB)

SE16/105

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Carr

Internal audits

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_54KB)

SE16/106

Major Capability Division

Senator Carr

IBM contract

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_26KB)

SE16/107

Enterprise Strategy and Reform

Senator Carr

Annual Report - failed criterion

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_161KB)

SE16/108

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Carr

ACLEI Investigations

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_31KB)

SE16/109

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Carr

Staff security screening

Written

8/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/110

People Division

Senator Carr

Staff drug and alcohol testing

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_29KB)

SE16/111

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Carr

ANAO Report - integrity issues

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/112

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Carr

Children in detention

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_20KB)

SE16/113

People Division

Senator Carr

ComCare

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_25KB)

SE16/114

People Division

Senator Carr

Recruitment

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/115

People Division

Senator Carr

Staff bonuses

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/116

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Migration numbers

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_29KB)

SE16/117

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

417 and 462 Visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_31KB)

SE16/118

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

457 Visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_132KB)

SE16/119

International

Senator Carr

Resettlement options

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/120

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator Carr

Visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_28KB)

SE16/121

OSB JATF

Senator Carr

OSB - Intercepts

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/122

Border Force Capability

Senator Carr

High performance vessels in Cairns

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/123

Health Services and Policy

Senator Carr

Permanent residency

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_26KB)

SE16/124

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Working Holiday Maker Visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_74KB)

SE16/125

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Carr

Regional Processing Centres

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_59KB)

SE16/126

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Carr

Nauru medical treatment

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/127

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator Carr

ANAO Report

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_24KB)

SE16/128

Immigration and Citizenship Policy

Senator Carr

Working Holiday Maker Visas

Written

8/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/129

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator Carr

Syria resettlement

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_28KB)

SE16/130

Refugee and Humanitarian Visa Management

Senator Carr

Fast-track applications

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_26KB)

SE16/131

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator Carr

Children in onshore detention

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_20KB)

SE16/132

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Carr

Detainee transfers

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_23KB)

SE16/133

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Carr

IMA's in onshore detention

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_69KB)

SE16/134

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator Carr

IMA's in offshore detention

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/135

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator Carr

Offshore processing - Manus

Written

8/12/2016 (PDF_48KB)

SE16/136

Children, Community and Settlement Services

Senator Carr

Offshore processing - Nauru

Written

8/12/2016 (PDF_24KB)

SE16/137

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Carr

Separation of refugees and non-refugees on Manus

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_24KB)

SE16/138

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Citizenship Applications

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_66KB)

SE16/139

Border Management

Senator Carr

Visa overstayers

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_30KB)

SE16/140

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Partner visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_45KB)

SE16/141

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Carr

Child visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_68KB)

SE16/142

Immigration and Citizenship Policy

Senator Carr

Labour market testing

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_22KB)

SE16/143

Border Management

Senator Carr

Importation of asbestos

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_41KB)

SE16/144

Border Management

Senator Carr

Non-conforming building products

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_88KB)

SE16/145

Border Management

Senator Carr

Penalty Infringement Regulations

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_39KB)

SE16/146

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Carr

adults in onshore detention

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/147

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Marshall

457 Visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_80KB)

SE16/148

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Marshall

Student visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_50KB)

SE16/149

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Marshall

485 Visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_50KB)

SE16/150

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Marshall

Engineer skilled migration

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/151

Executive Division

Senator Bilyk

Ministerial functions

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/152

Corporate Services

Senator Bilyk

Executive Office upgrades

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_17KB)

SE16/153

Corporate Services

Senator Bilyk

Facility upgrades

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_70KB)

SE16/154

Executive Division

Senator Bilyk

Vacancies

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_18KB)

SE16/155

Executive Division

Senator Bilyk

Media monitoring

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

SE16/156

Executive Division

Senator Bilyk

Advertising and information campaigns

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/157

Traveller, Customs and Industry Policy

Senator Bilyk

Contract Notice ID CN3365034 - Hotels and lodging and meeting facilities

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_246KB)

SE16/158

Executive Division

Senator Bilyk

Contract Notice ID CN3378065 - Promotional merchandise

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_88KB)

SE16/159

Executive Division

Senator Bilyk

ABF Podcasts

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/160

Detention Services

Senator Siewert

detainees with disability

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/161

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Siewert

416 Visas

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_16KB)

SE16/162

Integrity, Security and Assurance

Senator McKim

Conflicts of Interest

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/163

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Pratt

Investment Facilitation Arrangements

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/164

People Division

Senator McAllister

Staffing levels

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_43KB)

SE16/165

People Division

Senator McAllister

Engagements

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_23KB)

SE16/166

People Division

Senator McAllister

Separations

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_25KB)

SE16/167

Finance

Senator McAllister

Contractors and consultants

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_19KB)

SE16/168

People Division

Senator McAllister

Labour hire arrangements

Written

2/12/2016 (PDF_21KB)

SE16/169

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Macdonald

Nauru Files

39

2/12/2016 (PDF_22KB)

SE16/170

Detention, Compliance and Removals

Senator Macdonald

Nauru Files - incident reports

71

2/12/2016 (PDF_14KB)

SE16/171

Visa and Citizenship Management

Senator Fawcett

Existing wait times

98

2/12/2016 (PDF_37KB)

SE16/172

International

Senator Carr

Summit - Invitation to Prime Minister

101

2/12/2016 (PDF_13KB)

 

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