On the 16 September 2013 Prime Minster Tony Abbot announced his Ministry.
He has appointed Scott Morrison as the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. This title is a change from what had previously been the Minister of Immigration and Citizenship.
The press release from Tony Abbot provides the following:
“Mr Scott Morrison MP will be Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. Senator Michaelia Cash will be Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. This is a strong team to stop the boats. Recognising its key role in border protection, Customs will be in this portfolio.”
Here is a link to some previous comments made by Scott Morrison when he was the Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, in relation to skilled migration:
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This information is accurate on the 18 September 2013.