Tony still won’t back Malcolm
Peter Dutton talks about Australia’s new plan to deal with the threat of terrorism. Credit: Sunrise
The prime minister on Tuesday described the move as the biggest change in national security for four decades.
Under the plan, which would come into force next year, a home affairs portfolio headed by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton would cover agencies including the Australian Federal Police, ASIO, Australian Border Force as well as customs and citizenship.
Mr Abbott says the issue was raised when he was prime minister but he was advised against it.
“No doubt …