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Michael Outram APM

Commissioner of the Australian Border Force

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Michael Outram APM, Commissioner of the 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.