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Only a Coalition Government will take real action to secure our borders

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Only the Coalition has a proven track record of success in doing what is necessary to control our borders and stop the boats.


A Coalition Government will secure our borders and clamp down on people smugglers by:

• Reintroducing offshore processing in another country for illegal boat arrivals

• Denying permanent residency for all illegal arrivals by reintroducing a temporary protection visa and requiring those who receive benefits to make a contribution through a ‘work for benefits’ scheme

• Presuming asylum seekers are not refugees if it is believed they have disposed of their identity documents

• Turning back the boats where circumstances allow

• Maintaining a fair and generous refugee program for genuine refugees who come to Australia legitimately

Only a Coalition Government will take real action to


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