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Peter Craig Dutton is an Australian Liberal Party politician serving as Minister for Home Affairs since 2017, and has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Dickson since November 2001. Dutton served as Minister for Health and Sport from 2013 to 2014, and Minister for Immigration from 2014 to 2017 in the Abbott and Turnbull Government.
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Watch: Cyber security announcementPrime Minister Scott Morrison and the Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton are speaking live with an announcement about Australia's Cyber Security Strategy shortly. This afternoon, Victorian Premier..
Used 'every trick': Peter Dutton accuses detained Biloela family of preventing deportationHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has accused a Tamil family detained on Christmas Island of 'using every trick in the book' to prevent their deportation.
Judge threatens Peter Dutton with contempt of court as asylum seeker case drags onA Federal Court justice has ordered Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to make a decision on a longstanding application for a protection visa by 26 June.
'It doesn't make sense': Peter Dutton slams statue 'cancel culture'Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says Australian won't embrace "ripping pages out of history books" amid calls to topple Captain James Cook statues and remove oontroversial Chris Lilley shows from..
Peter Dutton backs Pauline Hanson's legal challenge to Queensland's border closureHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has backed a legal challenge to Queensland's border closures, which some believe may be unconstitutional.
Peter Dutton ridicules Queensland government's 'laughable' bid for VirginQueensland's new treasurer says the state is a serious contender to rescue Virgin Australia, but the federal government has ridiculed the idea.
Queensland government's bid for Virgin is 'laughable', says Peter DuttonQueensland's new treasurer says the state is a serious contender to rescue Virgin Australia, but the federal government has laughed at the idea.
Legal bodies concerned by Peter Dutton bill allowing Australian spies to question 14 year oldsAustralia's security agencies would be able to question 14-year-old suspects and place tracking devices on cars or in bags with only internal approval under draft laws introduced to parliament.
Scott Morrison, Peter Dutton slam Victorian health official over Captain Cook tweetVictoria's second highest public health official has come under fire after a tweet comparing Captain Cook's arrival in Australia to the coronavirus pandemic.
We're on the 'road back' from virus: PMThe prime minister says Australia is on the road back from the impact of COVID-19, but Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warns people not to be complacent.
Malcolm Turnbull regrets backing Peter Dutton over 'African gangs' commentsMalcolm Turnbull has accused Peter Dutton of making offensive comments about young African-Australians and Tony Abbott of demonising Muslims in an attack on his former Liberal colleagues.
Malcolm Turnbull regrets he wrongly dismissed comments about 'African gangs' by Peter DuttonMalcolm Turnbull has accused Peter Dutton of making offensive comments about young African-Australians and Tony Abbott of demonising Muslims in an attack on his former Liberal colleagues.
Malcolm Turnbull says Peter Dutton not 'up to the job' as head of Home AffairsMalcolm Turnbull has accused Peter Dutton of making offensive comments about young African-Australians and Tony Abbott of demonising Muslims in an attack on his former Liberal colleagues.
China's attack on Peter Dutton 'unwanted and unjustified'Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has described China's attack on Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton as unwanted and unjustified after accusing him of being a mouthpiece for the United States.
China's Dutton attack unhelpful: treasurerJosh Frydenberg has described China's attack on Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton as unwanted and unjustified.
Peter Dutton demands 'clarity' from China over coronavirus originsPeter Dutton has demanded answers from China about the outbreak of coronavirus, as questions remain about how the global pandemic originated.
Peter Dutton slams WHO over China's wet markets, flags 'reassessment' of Australia's linksHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says coronavirus is a wake-up call for United Nations bodies not acting in the global interest.
Dutton backs UN bodies review after virusHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says coronavirus is a wake-up call for United Nations bodies not acting in the global interest.
NSW Police investigate Ruby Princess debacle as Labor demands answers from Peter DuttonNSW Police have announced they're investigating the Ruby Princess coronavirus debacle, a day after Labor singled out Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton for criticism over its handling.
Peter Dutton discharged from hospital, 'feeling much better' after testing positive for COVID-19Peter Dutton is in quarantine at his Queensland home and his family has temporarily moved out after the minister was briefly hospitalised.
Dutton was not contagious in cabinet: Chief Medical OfficerNo members of cabinet were in contact with Peter Dutton when he was likely to be contagious, Australia's Chief Medical Officer says.
Australian home minister Peter Dutton tests positive for coronavirusOne of Australia's highest-profile ministers, Peter Dutton, who is in charge of home affairs, said he had tested positive for coronavirus on Friday and was admitted to hospital in the northeastern..
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Peter Dutton has been admitted to hospital after testing positive for coronavirusHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Peter Dutton stands by strict Iran travel banAustralians are being advised not to travel to Iran under new travel warnings while foreigners coming from Iran will be banned from entering Australia.
Peter Dutton says he is 'not opposed' to changing national anthemPeter Dutton says he's annoyed by players who have taken a stance on social issues by not singing the national anthem.
Peter Dutton says 'left-wing lunatics' must be dealt with as well as far-right extremistsPeter Dutton says extremist “lunatics” must be dealt with regardless of their ideology.
Peter Dutton considers listing Hezbollah as a terrorist organisationPeter Dutton says "nobody should have sympathy" for Hezbollah.
Peter Dutton still 'very angry' about Aboriginal 'aliens' High Court rulingHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has again accused the High Court of undermining Australia's border protection regime after a landmark ruling on deportations.
Dutton furious with High Court decisionHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has accused the High Court of undermining Australia's border protection regime after a landmark ruling on deportations.
‘A very bad thing’: Peter Dutton slams High Court's Aboriginal 'aliens' rulingHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says a High Court ruling that Aboriginal Australians cannot be considered "aliens" under the constitution will be exploited and have "significant repercussions."
Peter Dutton says mining towns could be used as coronavirus quarantine sitesThe federal government is considering new quarantine facilities as the number of infected people in Australia and internationally rises.
Virus screening at major Aust airportsHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says screening arrangements are in place at major Australian airports aiming to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Peter Dutton defends Christmas Island coronavirus plan amid calls for more ‘humane’ solutionPeter Dutton has defended the plan to transfer Australians from China to quarantine facilities on Christmas Island.
Peter Dutton lashes 'morally bankrupt' tech leadersHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has ramped up his attack on global tech giants over online child abuse by calling out two social media chiefs.
Peter Dutton plays down value of a New Zealand refugee resettlement dealHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says the federal government wants people in offshore processing resettled in the United States before looking at other countries.
'Storm in a teacup': Peter Dutton plays down Scott Morrison's call to NSW top copHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says concerns about a recent phone call between the prime minister and NSW police commissioner are a storm in a teacup.
Dutton bullish about medevac repeal billHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton believes he can summon support from the Senate cross bench to unwind refugee medevac laws when parliament returns next week.
Peter Dutton insists Behrouz Boochani will never step foot in AustraliaPeter Dutton won't be drawn on whether he is concerned refugee Behrouz Boochani, who spent years in offshore detention, could seek asylum in New Zealand.
Peter Dutton warns terrorists are exploiting crypto-currency to 'obfuscate' crimesHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton will tell a conference on terrorism financing that terrorists are using crypto-currencies to fund operations.
'Price to pay': Peter Dutton wants activists to cover the cost of police response to protestsHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton wants the states to charge protesters the cost of police responding to demonstrations.
Force protesters to pay for police: DuttonHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton wants the states to charge protesters the cost of police responding to demonstrations.
Canberra bikie boss booted from AustraliaHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton did not comment directly on deporting the Kiwi Comanchero but celebrated that 250 bikies had been sent packing on his watch.
Peter Dutton says IS brides 'need DNA testing' to prove Australian citizenshipHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has suggested IS brides claiming to hold Australian citizenship would need to undertake DNA testing.
Peter Dutton rules out using Syrian ceasefire to extract AustraliansHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton will not use a temporary ceasefire to rescue Australian women and children from the al-Hawl refugee camp in Syria.
No evacuations during Syrian ceasefireHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has ruled out using a temporary ceasefire to rescue Australian women and children from the al-Hawl refugee camp in Syria..
Peter Dutton claims Australian veterans want refugee medevac laws scrappedPeter Dutton has claimed war veterans want so-called medevac laws scrapped, as he courts support from Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie to support the repeal.
Peter Dutton blocks transfer of 'violent' asylum seeker using medevac powersHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton will bar the father of an asylum seeker on Nauru accompanying his daughter to Australia for medical treatment.
Dutton to deny asylum seeker's dad entryHome Affairs Minister Peter Dutton will bar the father of an asylum seeker on Nauru accompanying his daughter to Australia for medical treatment.
China hits back at Peter Dutton's 'malicious slur'China has described Peter Dutton's comments as "irrational" and "shocking", as the Prime Minister tries to downplay the stoush.