Dutton in her firing line. Declared the Worst Minister of Health by the AMA he’s transitioned to become the worst in National Security and Immigration.(ODT)
NEW Shadow Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration Kristina Keneally has signalled Labor’s intention to hold the Government to account for the chaos in our visa system. This article updates some of the data on that chaos which confirms the Department of Home Affairs continues to struggle. The Department’s funding over the next few years, together with its plans for visa privatisation, suggest the Government has no effective method for regaining control over our air borders.
The problems with our visa system start with enormous visa application backlogs and ballooning processing times (see Table 1 for examples).