Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor - Fairfax

Dear sir, The article ‘I do not deserve this,’ pleads asylum seeker detained with violent criminals on Christmas Island (Fairfax 27/09/16) misrepresents the facts about an individual transferred to Christmas Island. Contrary... Read More →

Letter to the Editor - SMH

Dear Sir, The opinion piece by Harold Mitchell (SMH, 26 August, Open ‘during business hours only’ is the wrong way to foster success) contains a number of misconceptions. There has been no change in the clearance arrangement... Read More →

Rooting out corruption - The Age

Dear Editor, Recent recent articles by Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker (Criminal gangs in visas for sale scam 27/06/16 and Border Force officials, Customs officers accused of smuggling 28/06/16) inaccurately and unfairly portray the Aus... Read More →

Staff survey – The Canberra Times

Dear Sir/Madam The Department of Immigration and Border Protection, and its operational enforcement arm the Australian Border Force, is only 10 months into life as an integrated workforce (Immigration staff pan ‘military-style&rsq... Read More →

Enforcing border integrity - The Age

Your editorial, Enforcing border integrity (5 July 2013), suggests the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) has acted only recently to tackle the threat of corruption and serious misconduct within its ranks. Read More →