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Thursday, 16 August 2012
Page: 5639

Senator LUNDY (Australian Capital TerritoryMinister Assisting for Industry and Innovation, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Minister for Sport) (17:59): I am not able to answer that question because it is speculative. No designation has occurred. The legislation has not passed yet, because we are debating it. With respect to those people you are referring to that have come on boats in the last week, the government has said that they are at risk of being sent in anticipation of this legislation and the processes unfolding.