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Perth : Australia | Jul 09, 2012 at 8:28 PM PDT
Source: The Courier-Mail
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Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says he will meet former Defence Force chief Angus Houston to discuss the border protection committee later this week. THE three-member panel headed by Mr Houston was formed by the federal government last week to reassess how Australia is handling its border... FULL ARTICLE AT The Courier-Mail
 
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