Record of Australian Extraterritorial Migration Control.
This week, during my second visit to Malaysia as Minister, I announced Australia’s intention to hand over two Bay Class patrol vessels to Malaysia to enhance the Malaysian Government’s maritime enforcement and deterrence capability.
The strong co-operation of the Malaysian Government in efforts to prevent people smuggling as part of the Coalition Government’s regional deterrence framework is appreciated.
This latest measure strengthens the agreement with Malaysia secured late last year to further disrupt and prevent people smuggling operations in and through Malaysia by air, land and sea.
Scott Morrison MP – Minister for Immigration and Border Protection