Correcting The Record

New Departmental headquarters in ACT

Recent media reporting on the Department’s submission to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works (PWC) for a long-term office accommodation solution for the ACT has been inaccurate and misleading. The media reporting ... Read More →

Correcting the record

marie claire’s article “Welcome to Death Island” (January 2017 edition) is misleading, inaccurate and relies on a discredited Amnesty report and anonymous sources. Read More →

Correcting the Record - Incident at Sydney Airport

Recent media reporting relating to an incident at Sydney Airport is incorrect. The individual involved was in the process of being transferred after having his visa cancelled under s.501 of the Migration Act. The individual was not an a... Read More →

Medical case of boy in Nauru

An ABC AM story about the case of a boy currently in the care of IHMS in Nauru  and his family is factually incorrect and makes accusations about the boy’s treatment that are simply not true.  Claims by the family’... Read More →

Correcting the record - visa fraud allegations

Reports by some Fairfax Media outlets and the ABC relating to alleged Border Force corruption misrepresent information provided to Fairfax Media by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). This is the second time in a... Read More →

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