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No spike in post-monsoon asylum seeker boats, says Morrison (The Australian)

26 April 20140 comments

NO people-smuggling venture has succeeded in landing asylum seekers in Australia for more than four months, the government says.

In the latest update on Operation Sovereign Borders, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said today that vigorous border protection activities was deterring illegal boat arrivals, even into the post-monsoon period when weather conditions usually improve.