Boat Attempts

Rob Goodwin made this Freedom of Information request to Department of Home Affairs

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From: Rob Goodwin

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Dear Department of Home Affairs,

Hi there pretty simple one,
I am looking for the specific number of maritime vessels that have been intercepted attempting to arrive on Australian shores illegally during the period of September 2013 to March 2019

If possible also the number of inhabitants of said boats that have either been subsequently removed to their country of origin or held at a detention facility as a result

Thanks,
Rob Goodwin

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Good afternoon Mr Goodwin

The information you are seeking access to is publicly available on the Australian Border Force website. A monthly Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB) update is published which includes the number of vessels intercepted, the number of people on board those vessels and other information relevant to your request. The information can be found here: https://newsroom.abf.gov.au/channels/Ope....

This information is available since the commencement of OSB in September 2013.

With kind regards
Freedom of Information Section
FOI, Privacy and Records Management Branch
Data Division | Corporate and Enabling Group
Department of Home Affairs
E: [DIBP request email]

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