Economic recovery: opening our borders

Economic recovery: opening our borders

NAT
Oct 1
Join members from across the country for a briefing by Australian Border Force Commissioner, Michael Outram on how the ABF will help drive our economic recovery.
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Speakers

Michael Outram APM, Commissioner, Australian Border Force

Event Overview

Australia’s border closure has wide-ranging implications for the economy, with the immense financial impacts across tourism, tertiary education, and industries reliant on migrant workers, to name a few. In a recent article from The Conversation, our closed borders are estimated to be costing the Australian economy $36.5 million each day.

Join Australian Border Force Commissioner, Michael Outram for a comprehensive discussion on how the ABF will contribute to Australia’s economic recovery through its work on simplified trade, efforts and preparations to open the border, technology to support reopening, and how it will manage the constantly changing environment.

Livestream start times:
NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS/QLD: 12.30pm
SA/NT: 12.00pm
WA: 10.30am

Please note all livestream events will be recorded and registered participants will receive exclusive access to the recording following the event, ahead of the general public. Substitutions for the livestream can be made at any time. Please forward details to the event coordinator.

 

Meet the speaker

Michael Outram APM
Commissioner, Australian Border Force

Michael is responsible for protecting Australia’s national borders; fostering lawful cross-border trade and travel in conjunction with Australia’s customs and border policy settings and the onshore immigration detention network. Michael oversees a range of complex capabilities and assets, including a fleet of ocean-going patrol vessels, systems to manage people and goods at border entry and exit points, investigations into serious organised fraud of Australia’s visa system and exploitation of illegal workers.

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