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Tuesday, 1 February 1994
Page: 101

(Question No. 634)


Mr Bradford asked the Minister representing the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, upon notice, on 22 November 1993:

  (1) Is Mr Richard Rubin an immigrant to Australia under the business skills category.

  (2) Has the Minister's attention been drawn to an article in the Sunday Age of 11 October 1992 which refers to Mr Rubin's business activities in South Africa.

  (3) Has the Minister's Department established that Mr Rubin provided it misleading information on his business record in South Africa; if so, will Mr Rubin's visa be revoked.


Mr Brereton —The Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

  I am advised that:

  (1) Mr Rubin arrived in Australia under the Business Skills category.

  (2) Yes, the Ministers attention has been drawn to the Sunday Age article of 11 October 1992 which refers to Mr Rubin's business activities in South Africa.

  (3) The Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs has investigated Mr Rubin's case but has found no evidence to substantiate claims that misleading information was provided by Mr Rubin when he applied for migration.