Is the Australian Coast Guard too reliant on Defence?

James Fahey

The creation of the Australian Border Force (ABF) within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will bring together people, capabilities and systems with a focus on law enforcement in border operations. The ABF will work across all points of entry to Australia helping bring a multitude of roles into a focused, centralised agency. However, the ABF will not include operations across the maritime domain which will remain the responsibility of Border Protection Command, nor will it in...
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