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Michaelia Cash

Michaelia Cash

Senator Michaelia Cash was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection on 18 September 2013.​​

  • Illegal worker crackdown in regional NSW

    27 February 2015 - Illegal workers in regional NSW have been targeted this week, with 22 people detained after being found working or admitting to working at local farms, restaurants and small businesses. - [Media Release]

  • Travellers embrace SmartGate expansion

    27 February 2015 - The use of SmartGate by travellers entering Australia has increased substantially over the past year in an indication of the success of the new multilingual capability that was implemented in late 2014. - [Media Release]

  • $3 billion invested into Australian economy

    18 February 2015 - Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash today announced that since the Coalition came into Government, over $3 billion has been invested in the Australian economy through the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) programme. - [Media Release]